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Cherry Coconut Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Cherry Coconut Bars, by , is from Nourishing Noshes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Kimberly Kwant
Added: Sunday, November 16, 2008


Pastry Bottom:
1 cup flour
1/2 cup margarine
3 tablespoons confectioners sugar

2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup coconut, shredded
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup maraschino cherries, cut into fourths

Preheat oven to 350

Pastry Bottom: Mix ingredients by hand until crumbly. Spread into greased 8x8 inch pan. Bake 25 minutes.

Filling: Mix all ingredients into the beaten eggs. Pour on top of baked pastry crust. Bake an additional 25 minutes. Loosen edges and let cool. Cut into squares and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a great pastry for parties and freezes well for upcoming events!




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