Coconut Raspberry Bars
3/4 cbutter, softened
1/2 tspvanilla extract
2 call purpose flour
1/4 tspbaking powder
2 ccoconut, flaked; divided
1/2 cchopped walnuts
1 jar(s)(12oz) raspberry preserves
1 cwhite baking chips
How to Make Coconut Raspberry Bars
- 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.
- 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.
- Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars.