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Aunt Ger's Dream Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Aunt Ger's Dream Bars, by , is from McCarthy Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Terri McCarthy
Added: Saturday, February 2, 2008


Layer One (Crust):
1/2 c. butter
1/2 c. brown sugar
1 c. flour

Layer Two (Filling):
2 eggs
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c. brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 T. flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 c. chopped nuts

Layer Three (Topping):
2 c. shredded coconut

Mix layer one ingredients together and press into bottom of 9" pan and bake for 15 minutes at 325 F.

While crust layer is cooking mix together layer two ingredients for the filling. Then once crust has baked, pour filling over warm crust and sprinkle coconut over top of that. Bake for an additional 25 more minutes or until coconut looks golden brown. Cool and slice into bars.




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