Lime Coconut Triangles

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Boyz 5

This recipe comes from "BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS".

Top Review by RonaNZ

Nice balance between the lime and the sweetness - and a very easy recipe. I also liked the pecans and coconut in the base. I've made a similar slice before with a plain shortbread crust but the texture and taste of the nuts was more interesting. I scaled up the recipe to 1.5 of this recipe for a tin 8" x 12" but I think I would double the recipe next time to get a slightly thicker slice. Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. CRUST: In a medium mixing bowl, stir together flour, powdered sugar, pecans and 1/4 cup of the coconut.
  2. Stir in butter or margarine.
  3. Press mixture into a greased 8 by 8 inch baking pan.
  4. Bake in a 350 degrees oven for 20 minutes.
  5. FILLING: Meanwhile, in a bowl, beat eggs slightly; stir in granulated sugar, peel, juice, and baking powder.
  6. Stir in remaining coconut; beat until combined.
  7. Pour over baked crust.
  8. Bake in a 350 degrees oven for about 20 minutes or until edges are light brown and center is set.
  9. Cool in pan on wire rack.
  10. Cut into triangles and dust lightly with powdered sugar and lime peel, if desired.

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