Strawberry Coconut Squares

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Karla Everett

By
@Karla59

These are a delicious cookie bar that I make that you can use any flavor of preserves that you want. I have used raspberry , apricot and even orange and the are just as great but my favorite is the strawberry.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

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  • FOR THE CRUST

  • 2 c
    flour
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 c
    butter or margarine
  • FOR THE CENTER

  • 1/2 c
    strawberry jam (i use my home made jam)
  • 4 large
    eggs ; beaten
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    lemon juice
  • 2 tsp
    lemon peel
  • 1/4 c
    flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 c
    coconut
  • FOR THE TOP

  • 1 pkg
    premade whipped cream cheese frosting
  • ·
    toasted coconut for garnish

How to Make Strawberry Coconut Squares

Step-by-Step

  1. For the crust: In your food processor mix together the flour , powdered sugar and butter until crumbly.
  2. Press crumbly mixture into a 13x9" glass baking dish (cake pan) and Bake @ 350° until lightly browned about 20 minutes.
  3. Once you take it out of the oven spread it with the strawberry jam or your favorite flavor of jam.
  4. Beat together the eggs , sugar , lemon juice and rind until smooth.
  5. Sift together the flour and baking powder and combine with the egg and sugar mixture and add the coconut.
  6. Pour over top of the jam layer and spread out evenly.
  7. Bake @ 350° for about 22-25 minutes ; cool , frost with a thin layer of the pre-made frosting and lightly sprinkle with the toasted coconut and cut into squares....Enjoy

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