Total Time
Prep 8 mins
Cook 20 mins

These quick and easy bars are one of the best I've come across. Been making these for about 7 years. A friend gave me the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350°.
  2. Spray 13x9 baking pan.
  3. Put cake mix in lg bowl.
  4. Cut in butter until crumbly.
  5. Add water, vanilla, and egg; mix well.
  6. Stir in coconut.
  7. Press dough into pan.
  8. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Cool for 15 minutes.
  10. Melt chocolate and drizzle over cake.
  11. Cool.


Most Helpful

As always, another wonderful recipe from Chef Inez! I could only find Duncan Hines French Vanilla and it turned out great, the mixture was thick and gooey so I had no idea if I was doing this right, but it turned out great. I think I prefer it w/o the melted chocolate...not as sweet. I just love the taste of coconut and that combined w/the vanilla is oh so YUMMY! I'm posting a pic, hope this is what your's look like lol

J e l i s a January 16, 2003

Step 11 said it all. "Cool". I made this for guests at a Barbie, and "Whooshka" all gone in sixty seconds. I've got to make more so I can get my fair share next time. Simply brilliant! Try 'em you'll like 'em.

Ian Snell September 12, 2002

If you like coconut , this is as good as it gets !

pinky November 04, 2002

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