Mandarin Coconut Pudding Bars
- Preparations for crust:.
- In food processor, pulse dry ingredients until well blended. Cut butter into small pieces and add to processor along with almond extract. Blend all together in processor until a sandy consistency is reached. Press onto bottom of lightly greased 9x13 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until crust is lightly browned. Remove from oven and cool.
- Preparations for filling:.
- Drain mandarin oranges, reserving ½ cup of syrup. In large bowl, combine syrup with sugar, sour cream and pudding mix; Fold oranges into pudding and spoon over cooled crust. Top with whipped topping, cover and chill for at least 2 hours.