coconut bars

Coconut Bars Recipe

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amber usher


I found this recipe in my great grandmothers old recipe box. It was torn out of a newspaper dated December, 1956.


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  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar, light
  • 1 1/4 c
    sifted flour
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    nuts, chopped
  • 3 1/2 oz
    coconut, flaked

How to Make coconut bars


  1. cream butter and 1/2 of the sugar together.
  2. Add one cup of the flour, and mix well.
  3. pat into greased 13x9x2 inch pan.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees F for 12 minutes.
  5. mix remaining one cup sugar, 1/4 cup, and all other ingredients. Cut into 54 bars while warm. cool on racks and store airtight.

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About coconut bars

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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