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Rhubarb Dream Bars

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling

Makes

2 dozen

Dreaming of a different way to use rhubarb? Try these sweet bars with a tender shortbread-like crust topped with rhubarb, walnuts and coconut for delicious results. —Marion Tomlinson, Madison, Wisconsin
Rhubarb Dream Bars Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups diced fresh or frozen rhubarb
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine 1 cup flour and the confectioners' sugar. Cut in butter until crumbly. Pat into a lightly greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 13-15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  2. In a large bowl, combine sugar and remaining flour. Add eggs. Stir in the rhubarb, walnuts and coconut; pour over crust. Bake 30-35 minutes longer or until set. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts

1 bar: 111 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 34mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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