Cherry Coconut Bars

Cherry Coconut Bars

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  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 50 min
  • Total: 1 hr 5 min
  • Serving: Makes 2 dozen bars

This sweet treat is ideal for potlucks or large family gatherings.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups flour, divided
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherries, quartered

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix together 1 cup flour, butter and powdered sugar.
  3. Press into the bottom of a greased 8x8 baking dish.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.
  5. Beat eggs.
  6. Stir in sugar, remaining flour, baking powder, salt and vanilla; mix well.
  7. Fold in chopped nuts, coconut and cherries.
  8. Spread mixture over baked crust.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.

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