Sunday, March 22, 2009

Cherry Coconut Bars

Are you feeling the need for something yummy?
I had these a month or so ago at spinning guild and asked the lady that brought them if she'd share the recipe. I've had it sitting in my kitchen and just finally got the ingredients I was lacking. YUM!
So, thought I'd share with you!
Cherry Coconut Bars

Crust:
1 cup all purpose flour
3 tablespoons powdered sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened

Filling:
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
1/2 cup maraschino cherries, drained and quartered
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 350*F

Crust: Combine flour, powdered sugar and butter; mixing well. Press into an 8" square baking dish. Bake 20-25 minutes, or until lightly golden.
Filling: Combine all the ingredients; mixing well. Spoon on top of crust and spread evenly. Bake 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown.
Cool completely on a wire rack before cutting. Makes approximately 16 bars.

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Hope it's beautiful where you are today...it was here!

Thanks for stopping!

8 comments :

Betty Wright aka gbedwright said...

You had me at Cherry!!!!! I copied and pasted this delicious looking bar right away!!!! Thanks so much for sharing this!!! Blessings to you and yours!!!!

smallcity said...

My mouth started watering the minute i saw this recipe. Can't wait to give it a try.

smallcity

Vicky Gould said...

U R soooo bad!! I just made your oatmeal/blueberry muffins this morning (yummy!) and now this - off to get cherries!

Love ya, GF!

Linda Crowder said...

Wow, I was so inspired I added the ingredients to my shopping list and made your recipe my blog post for today. Thanks for sharing, and it looks yummy. I should tell you though that I told my readers that if they came to visit, you would give them a bar...sorry. I hope you have enough...

Elena said...

Thank you for sharing a recipe! It looks so yummy!

- dlm. said...

Dawn - This looks fabulous! Can't wait to give it a try.

Vianna said...

Hey, thwese cherry coconut bars sound delicious - I have all the ingredients to make them - what size pan for these measurements? Thank you and best wishes.

Linda said...

I enjoy how you have added the pictures to the recipe. They look as delicious as they sound. Thank you. I will be sure to make some for Easter this weekend.