Coconut Squares

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by ReeLani

This yummy-sounding recipe came from the back of a sugar package. I think this combination will compliment the delicate flavor of the macadamia nuts very nicely.

Top Review by LilPG

I changed some things like using stone ground whole wheat flour (no sifting) instead of the regular all-purpose kind and adding 2 tsp of rum with the vanilla extract. I loved the texture, the crispy top where the coconut browned and chewy center. It was a bit too sweet for me, so next time I will lessen the sugar. My DBF with a sweet tooth loved it!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cream butter and 1/2 cup brown sugar'til light and fluffy.
  3. Mix in 1 cup of flour.
  4. Spread dough in an 8" square baking pan.
  5. Bake 25-30 minutes.
  6. While mixture is baking, combine beaten eggs with 1 cup of brown sugar and beat until smooth.
  7. Toss the 2 tbs of flour with the coconut and then combine with the vanilla extract, nuts and the salt.
  8. Mix the coconut mixture into the egg mixture.
  9. Spread topping over baked crust and return to oven.
  10. Bake 20 more minutes.
  11. Cool thoroughly before cutting into 16 squares.
  12. If you want, dust with confectioners sugar.

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