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Cherry Coconut Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Cherry Coconut Bars, by , is from A Taste of the Spirit - Book II, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Claudia Arender
Added: Monday, October 12, 2009


1 c. all-purpose flour
3 tbsp. powdered sugar
1/2 c. butter, softened

2 eggs, beaten
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
3/4 c. chopped walnuts
1/2 c. sweetened shredded coconut
1/2 c. maraschino cherries, drained and quartered
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. salt

1. Preheat oven to 350.
2. To prepare crust, combine flour, powdered sugar and butter in a medium bowl; mix well. Press into an 8 inch square baking dish. Bake 20-25 minutes, until lightly golden.
3. To prepare filling, combine all ingredients in a large bowl; mix well. Spoon on top of crust and spread evenly. Bake 20-25 minutes, until golden brown. Cool completely on a wire rack before cutting.

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Makes 16 bars




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