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Hawaiian Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Hawaiian Bars, by , is from Kelly Family Favorites, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mary Ann Little Kelly
Added: Saturday, June 6, 2009


1 cup flour
1/2 cup butter
2 eggs
1 1/2 cup brown sugar
2 Tbsp. flour
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup nuts
1/2 cup coconut

Cut butter into 1/2 cup flour, spread in 8" square pan and bake at 375 for 15 minutes.
Beat eggs and other ingredients; blend well. Stir in coconut and nuts. Spread over hot crust and bake at 375 for 25-30 minutes.
When cool, ice with 2 Tbsp. butter, 2 cups confectioner's sugar, 2 Tbsp. orange juice with rind and 1 tsp. lemon juice.
Sprinkle with chopped nuts.




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