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Tropical Bars Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c sifted all purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 c brown sugar
1/4 c butter
1 egg

1 c brown sugar packed
1 tsp of rum extract
1/2 c sifted all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 c flaked coconut
1/4 c cut-up cherries
1/2 c drained pineapple

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350F. Lightly grease 9" square pan.

Sift 1 c flour and 1/4 tsp salt into bowl. Add 1/4 c brown sugar and blend lightly. Add butter and work to dry ingredients first with fork and then with fingers until mixture is crumbly. Press firmly into bottom of prepared pan. Bake 15 min. Remove from oven.

Beat egg thoroughly. Add 1 c brown sugar gradually beating well after each addition. Beat in rum extract. Sift 1/2 c flour, baking powder, 1/2 tsp salt together into mixture and stir to blend. Stir in coconut , cherries and pineapple. Spread over hot pastry layer and return to oven. Bake about 35 min or until well browned. Cool in pan and cut into bars.

 

 

 

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