Coconut-Orange Squares

Oxmoor House
about 2 dozen


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1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons grated orange rind
1/4 cup orange juice
3 cups flaked coconut, divided
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt


Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, orange rind, juice, and 2 cups coconut; stir well. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; stir into creamed mixture.

Spread batter evenly in a greased and floured 13- x 9- x 2- inch baking pan. Sprinkle with remaining coconut. Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool completely in pan; cut into 2- inch squares.

Created date

February 2010