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Toffee coconut Bars

This easy-to-make treat is the perfect end to a casual meal with friends or family. If you have leftovers, send a few home with each of your guests. Joeanne Steras - Garrett, PA
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter until crumbly. Press into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown; cool slightly.
  • In a small bowl, beat the egg, brown sugar, vanilla and baking powder until blended. Stir in coconut and pecans. Spread over crust. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 153 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 63mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

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