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    Coconut Cream Bars

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    4 hrs 20 mins

    20 mins

    4 hrs

    grandma2969's Note:

    this is from Martha Stewart's magazine..they are awesome..more like a dessert baking time includes chilling time

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    bars

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      preheat oven to 350*.spread coconut in an even layer on a rimmed baking sheet -- bake, stirring, once or twice.until golden.
    2. 2
      about 8-10 minutes.let cool completely.
    3. 3
      process cookies and 1/2 cup coconut in a food processor till finely ground -- and mixture clumps together.about 2 minutes.
    4. 4
      transfer mixture to a 9x13" pan -- press even layer on bottom.bake 12-15 minutes.let cool on wire rack.
    5. 5
      whisk together granulated sugar, cornstarch, salt in large pan -- whisk in milk and egg yolks.cook over medium heat whisking constantly till it comes to a boil.about 5-6 minutes.continue to cook, whisking about 3 minutes or thick.
    6. 6
      remove from heat and add butter.whisk till combined and thoroughly melted.
    7. 7
      stir in 1 1/2 cups coconut.spoon custard onto cooled crust --
    8. 8
      smooth.top with plastic wrap directly on custard surface.
    9. 9
      refrigerate 3 hours or till firm --
    10. 10
      beat cream and powdered sugar in large bowl -- till stiff peaks from.cut custard into 24 bars.
    11. 11
      cover bars with zig zag pattern with star tip.
    12. 12
      sprinkle with coconut.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 25, 2013

      55

      This is my husband's requested dessert every year for his birthday! Fantastic recipe!

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    • on October 10, 2009

      55

      Absolutely...absolutely fabulous. I'm generally extremely fussy about making desserts for my company or clients but this has got to be one of the best.

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    Nutritional Facts for Coconut Cream Bars

    Serving Size: 1 (2606 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 296.5
     
    Calories from Fat 162
    54%
    Total Fat 18.0 g
    27%
    Saturated Fat 9.8 g
    49%
    Cholesterol 88.7 mg
    29%
    Sodium 200.2 mg
    8%
    Total Carbohydrate 30.6 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
    2%
    Sugars 18.9 g
    75%
    Protein 3.8 g
    7%

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