Coconut Pecan Bars

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Total Time
50mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
30 mins

From an M&M's Holiday Baking cookbook

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 14 cups sugar, divided
  • 12 cup flour
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 12 cups pecans, finely chopped and divided
  • 34 cup butter, softened and divided
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 34 cups miniature M&M baking bits, divided
  • 1 cup shredded coconut

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Lightly grease 13 x 9 x 2" baking pan; set aside. In large bowl combine 3/4 c sugar, 1/2 c flour and 1/2 c nuts; add 1/4 c melted butter and mix well. Press onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake 10 minutes or until set; cool slightly.
  2. In large bowl ceam remaining 1/2 c butter and 1/2 c sugar; beat in eggs and vanilla. combine 1 c M&M's and remaining 3 T flour; stir into creamed mixture. Spread over cooled crust.
  3. Combine coconut and remaining 1 c nuts; sprinkle over batter.
  4. Sprinkle remaining 3/4 c M&M's over coconut and nuts; pat down lightly. Bake 25-30 minutes or until set. Cool completely. Cut into bars. Store in tightly covered container.