Coconut Raspberry Bars

1
Carol Perricone

By
@coolbaker1

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

Simply wonderful!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
many
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
butter, softened
1 c
sugar
1
egg
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(s)
(12oz) raspberry preserves
1 c
white baking chips

How to Make Coconut Raspberry Bars

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat 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.
  • 2Press 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.
  • 3Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars.

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About Coconut Raspberry Bars

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy