Coconut Pie Bars

Oxmoor House
about 3 dozen

Ingredients

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1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 3/4 cups firmly packed brown sugar, divided
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, divided
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup flaked coconut
1 cup chopped pecans

Preparation

Combine butter and 1/4 cup brown sugar, creaming until light and fluffy. Add 1 cup flour, and mix well. Press mixture evenly into a lightly greased 9- inch square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes.

Combine remaining sugar, flour, and baking powder in a large mixing bowl; stir in eggs and vanilla, mixing well. Add coconut and pecans; stir well.

Spread coconut mixture evenly over baked mixture. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Cool and cut into 2- x 1-inch bars.

Created date

February 2010