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Cherry Coconut Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Judy Boettcher
Added: Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Base:
1 cup flour
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup butter softened
Fillin:
1/4 cup flour
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
2 eggs
1/2 cup maraschino cherries drained and chopped
1/2 cup sweetened cloconut
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
Powdered sugar for sprinkling

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat oven to 350
2. For base combine flour and powdered sugar. Blend in butter with a pastry blendrer or with 2 forks. until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press into a ungreased 9" square pan and bake for 10 minutes.
2. For filling, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Add eggs mixing well. Stir in cherries, coconut and nuts. Spread over pre-baked crust. Return to oven and bake for 25-30 minutes more until golden brown on top. Cool completly on a wire rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into small bars.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These were one of the most favorite cooky bars of Grandma Fannie Sue.

 

 

 

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