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

Directions

  • 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.

Notes

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

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