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Coconut Pie Bars

Yield about 3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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

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