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Rhubarb Dream Bars

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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    2 dozen

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
Editor's Note
If using frozen rhubarb, measure rhubarb while still frozen, then thaw completely. Drain in a colander, but do not press liquid out.
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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