Amazing Coconut-Raisin Butter Tart Bars

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

A no-fail buttery flakey crust topped with the most delicious butter tart-like filling! --- these take little time to make and are so delicious, please make the crust only on a food processor it will not have the same texture if mixed by hand --- servings are only estimated it depends on what size you cut the squares :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 350°.
  2. Grease a 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
  3. For the crust: Mix all ingredients in a food processor until crumbly.
  4. Press into bottom of prepared baking dish.
  5. To make filling/topping: In a bowl, whisk/mix butter, eggs, brown sugar, baking powder, flour, vanilla and salt until well blended.
  6. Mix in the coconut, raisins and nuts (if using).
  7. Pour the mixture over the crust.
  8. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until set.
  9. Cool and cut into squares.
Most Helpful

Wow,love this recipe!The bottom layer is so flaky and buttery,it melts in your mouth.The top layer is quite sweet,next time I would reduce the brown sugar a little.Thanks for posting a great recipe!

LuuvBunny January 23, 2011

SO GOOD!!! Brought them to work for a potluch and was aked for the recipe MANY times. I did cook a little long so be sure to follow the directions and watch your bake time!

fancyfrancy April 25, 2008

Mmmm!These were so good.They are perfect for the times when you are craving a butter tart but don't want to go to the trouble of rolling pastry etc.Just a tad too sweet for my taste(I used all golden sugar, so using all dark brown might make a difference??)--I might cut back a little bit on the sugar for next time or sub a little bit of corn syrup instead, but all in all, a super square to have with a cup of coffee.Thanks for the recipe!!!

PrincessMommy October 17, 2005