Cherry Coconut Bars

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(21)

Shortbread-type base with a coconut, nuts, and cherry meringue-type topping

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Servings:
12
Yield:
2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup butter

  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¾ cup chopped walnuts

  • ½ cup flaked coconut

  • ½ cup maraschino cherries, quartered

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

  2. With your hands, mix together 1 cup flour, butter and confectioners sugar until smooth. Spread thinly (with fingers) on bottom of 8 x 8 x 2 inch square pan.

  3. Bake about 25 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile, lightly beat eggs and stir all remaining ingredients into the eggs. Spread over cooked base and bake about 25 minutes more. Cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

275 Calories
14g Fat
34g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 275
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 51mg 17%
Sodium 144mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 85mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.