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Coconut Chews (bar cookies)


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Ingredients

Shortbread
3/4 cup butter
3/4 cup confectioners sugar
1 1/2 cups flour

Coconut Mixture
(prepare this while shortbread is baking)
2 eggs
1 cup brown sugar
2 tbsp flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp chopped walnuts
1/2 cup flaked coconut

Glaze
(Start to prepare glaze 3-5 minutes before shortbread with coconut mixture will finish baking)
1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
2 tbs butter
3 tbs orange juice
1 tsp lemon juice


Shortbread


Preheat oven to 350


Beat butter and sugar together


Stir in flour with a spoon


Press dough into the bottom of a 13 x 9 pan


Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes


Coconut Mixture


Mix all ingredients together


When shortbread is done cooking, remove from oven and pour coconut mixture on top of the shortbread, spreading evenly.


Bake at 350 for 20 minutes


Glaze


Heat butter in a pan until butter melts.


Stir in remaining ingredients.


Smooth glaze onto cookies and let cool.


Cut into 3 x 1 bars.


Pairs Well With


Notes

This recipe has 3 steps: shortbread, coconut mixture, and glaze

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