Orange Coconut Bar Cookie Recipe
The orange coconut bar cookie recipe has a citrus splash that will awaken the taste buds!
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 stick (1/4 cup) salted butter, softened
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 slightly beaten eggs
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons finely ground orange peel
3 tablespoons orange juice
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup coconut
2 x medium bowls
Pastry blender (optional)
8x8x2-inch baking pan
Step 1: For crust, preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Step 2: In a medium bowl, combine 1/2 cup flour and 1/2 cup of sugar.
Step 3: Using a pastry blender or two knives cut butter into 1/4-inch pieces until flour mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Step 4: Stir in chopped pecans.
Step 5: Press mixture into bottom of an ungreased 8x8x2-inch baking pan.
Step 6: Bake 18-20 minutes or until golden.
Step 7: Meanwhile, for topping, in a medium bowl combine 3/4 cup sugar, the eggs, the 2 tablespoons flour, orange peel, orange juice, and baking powder. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed for 2 minutes or until combined.
Step 8: Stir in coconut.
Step 9: Pour topping over baked crust.
Step 10: Bake 20 minutes more or until edges are light brown and center is set. Cool completely before cutting into bars. Store in refrigerator.
Makes 16 bars.
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