raspberry bars

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By Meryl Hausner
from Wood-Ridge, NJ

This recipe calls for grated coconut. I chose to use unsweetened coconut because sweetened coconut makes this recipe very sweet.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves Makes 25-2 in. bars

Ingredients For raspberry bars

  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • pinch
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 2 c
    coconut, grated
  • 1 jar
    (8 oz.) raspberry jam
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How To Make raspberry bars

  • 1
    Sift flour, baking powder & salt into a bowl.
  • 2
    Cut in the butter & add milk.
  • 3
    Knead very lightly. Press into a 10 x 10 pan.
  • 4
    Bake in a preheated 350 oven for 10-15 minutes until light brown.
  • 5
    While dough is baking, beat egg with sugar & fold in coconut.
  • 6
    Spread baked dough with jam, then with coconut mixture.
  • 7
    Return to oven for 20-25 minutes until a very light brown.
  • 8
    Cut into bars when cool.

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