ENGLISH CHERUBS

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 dash salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • Combine 1/2 cup brown sugar, butter, flour and dash salt; mix or knead with hands until well combined (mixture will look dry).
  • Press in bottom of a greased 9-inch square pan. Beat eggs until foamy, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add remaining 1/2 cup brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla and 1/4 teaspoon salt; mix well. Stir in coconut and pecans.
  • Spread mixture over layer in pan.
  • Bake in preheated 350-degree oven 30 minutes, if using a glass baking dish; in a 375-degree oven 30 minutes, if using a metal pan.
  • Top should be set and lightly browned.
  • Do not underbake. Let cool.
  • Cut in 1-1/2-inch squares.

Notes

These are a rich, chewy bar cookie that tastes like pecan pie.

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