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

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

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