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Aug 06, 2014
6 tbsp (90 mL) butter or margarine, softened1/4 cup (50 mL) granulated sugar1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour2 eggs1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla1 cup (250 mL) packed brown sugar2 tbsp (30 mL) all-purpose flour1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt1 cup (250 mL) coconut1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped pecansInstructions
Heat oven to 350ºF. In small bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar and 1/4 teaspoon salt with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Stir in 1 cup flour. Pat in bottom of ungreased square pan, 9x9x2 inches. Bake 12 to 17 minutes or until very light brown.
Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat eggs slightly with wire whisk. Stir in vanilla. Gradually beat in brown sugar just until blended. Beat in 2 tablespoons flour and 1/2 teaspoon salt; mix well. Stir in coconut and pecans. Carefully spoon coconut mixture evenly over baked layer.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown and filling is set. Cool 10 minutes. Run knife around edges of pan to loosen. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.Special Touch: Add a new shape to your cookie tray. Cut bars diagonally in half to make 32 triangles.
Special Touch: Add a new shape to your cookie tray. Cut bars diagonally in half to make 32 triangles.