I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Brown Sugar Coconut Bars

Certain foods remind people of Christmas.  This recipe would do that for my husband.  His mom made it every year at Christmas time.  They are very rich and gooey.  A small piece goes a long way.



*1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
*1 cup all purpose flour
*1/2 cup butter, melted
*2 large eggs
*1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
*1 cup brown sugar, packed
*1/8 cup all purpose flour
*1/2 teaspoon baking powder
*1/4 teaspoon salt
*1 cup finely chopped walnuts
*1 cup flaked coconut


~Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
~Grease a 8x8 inch square baking pan.
~In a mixing bowl, stir 1 cup flour and 1/2 cup brown sugar together.
~Mix in melted butter until mixed well.
~Press mixture into the bottom of the 8x8 inch pan.
~Bake for 15 minutes.
*Next step you while crust is baking.
~In same mixing bowl,  beat eggs & vanilla until eggs are light and foamy.
~Mix in 1 cup brown sugar, 1/8 cup flour and salt, until well blended.
~Mix in walnuts and coconut.
~Pour mixture over crust.
~Bake for 15 minutes, or until mixture is set.
~Remove from oven and allow to cool before cutting. 

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