Total Time
50mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

The sweetness of coconut with the zip of orange. A beautiful and tasty two-layer bar. From Better Homes & Gardens cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For crust: Combine 1/2 cup flour and 1/4 cup sugar in a medium size mixing bowl.
  2. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Stir in pecans.
  4. Press mixture into an ungreased 8x8x2-inch baking pan.
  5. Bake in 350 degree oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until just golden.
  6. For filling: Combine eggs, the 3/4 cup sugar, the 2 tablespoons flour, orange peel, orange juice, and baking powder in another bowl.
  7. Beat for 2 minutes with electric mixer until combined.
  8. Stir in coconut.
  9. Pour coconut mixture over baked crust.
  10. Bake 20 minutes more or until edges are lightly browned and center is set.
  11. Cool in pan on a wire rack.
  12. When completely cook, cut into 2-inch squares, then cut each square in half to make a triangle.
  13. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired.

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