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Ollie Bean's Coconut Bar Cookies

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe for coconut bar cookies is amazingly delicious and handed down from my great great grandmother, born and raised in Missouri. Every generation loves these!"
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1 h servings 192
Original recipe yields 20 servings (20 bars)


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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8x12-inch baking pan.
  2. Beat butter, 1/2 cup brown sugar, and 1 cup flour together in a bowl using an electric mixer until well blended. Press into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until firm but not browned, about 20 minutes. Remove from oven and reduce temperature to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  4. Beat 1 cup brown sugar, eggs, 2 tablespoons flour, vanilla extract, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl using an electric mixer until mixture is light, about 2 minutes. Add walnuts; beat until blended but not pureed. Spread mixture over the crust; sprinkle with coconut.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until set, about 25 minutes. Cut while warm.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Use your favorite nuts.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 192 calories; 10 24.4 2.4 31 82 Full nutrition

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Easy and delicious. I did add the walnuts and on half of then drizzled chocolate