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coconut raspberry bars

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Carol Perricone
Massapequa Park, NY

Another delicious bar recipe from "Aunt Joyce" my sister-in-law. Simply wonderful!

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For coconut raspberry bars

  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
  • 1
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 c
    coconut, flaked; divided
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 1 jar
    (12oz) raspberry preserves
  • 1 c
    white baking chips

How To Make coconut raspberry bars

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in 1-1/4 cups coconut and the walnuts.
  • 2
    Press 3/4 of the dough into a greased 13x9 inch baking pan. Spread with preserves. Sprinkle white chips over preserves, and crumble remaining dough over the chips. Add remaining coconut over top of dough and press lightly.
  • 3
    Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars.