Cream Cheese Bar Cookies

Cream Cheese Bar Cookies Recipe
Oxmoor House
Coconut is a flavorful surprise in these creamy bar cookies!

Yield:

4 dozen

Recipe from

Gooseberry Patch

Ingredients

2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour, divided
1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup cornstarch
4 eggs
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut
Cream Cheese Topping:
1 (8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (16-oz.) package powdered sugar

Preparation

Combine 2 cups flour, butter, 1/2 cup sugar and cornstarch with a pastry blender or 2 forks until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Press mixture evenly into an ungreased jelly-roll pan; bake at 350° for 18 minutes.

Beat eggs, brown sugar, remaining 1/4 cup flour, baking powder and vanilla at medium speed with an electric mixer until well blended; stir in walnuts and coconut. Spread on top of crust.

Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Let cool in pan on a wire rack; spread with Cream Cheese Topping and bake 30 more minutes or until set. Cut into bars.

Cream Cheese Topping:
Beat first 3 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugar, beating until blended. Makes 3 1/2 cups.

Note:

Goosberry Patch Family Favorite Recipes

December 2008
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