Coconut - Cherry Cream Squares

1
Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

These are delicious cherry topped, custard filled delights..we love them!...enjoy!..


5/11 Taste of Home

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
16 squares
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • CRUST

  • 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/3 c
    flaked coconut
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    cold butter
  • FILLING

  • 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 1/2 c
    milk
  • 2
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 c
    flaked coconut
  • 2 tsp
    coconut extract
  • 1 can(s)
    cherry pie filling

How to Make Coconut - Cherry Cream Squares

Step-by-Step

  1. In a small bowl, combine flour, coconut and brown sugar; cut in butter until crumbly ( I do this in my food processor).
    Press into a 9 inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray.

    Bake at 400 for 7 - 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine flour, sugar and salt. Stir in milk until smooth. Cook and stir over medium - high heat until thick and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir a small amount of hot filling into eggs; return all to pan; stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from heat
  4. Gently stir in coconut and extract. Pour over crust. Refrigerate until set. Top with pie filling. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before cutting.

    Enjoy!

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