Total Time
45mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

This bar cookie is especially favored for carry ins. This is a rich walnut treat.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients for the cookie layer with a pastry blender or pulse in a food processor.
  3. Pat into a buttered 12x7-inch flat glass baking dish.
  4. Bake until golden.about 10 minutes.
  5. While the first layer is baking, prepare the filling.
  6. In a mixing bowl, beat the eggs and the vanilla until the eggs are pale yellow, about 2 minutes.
  7. In another bowl, combine the brown sugar, flour, baking powder, salt, walnuts, and coconut.
  8. Add to the egg mixture and blend.
  9. Cool the baked first layer for 5 minutes, then pour the walnut coconut mixture over the crust and bake for 25 minutes or until the top is golden and the center is done.
  10. Transfer to a wire rack and cool completely before frosting.
  11. To prepare the frosting while the layers cool, all the frosting ingredients in a small bowl, until smooth.
  12. Spread over the top of the cooled cookie.
  13. Allow to stand for 1 hour, then cut into squares.
  14. Store in layers separated by plastic wrap in an air tight container.

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