Oatmeal Coconut Raspberry Bars

Recipe by veruca salt
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Spread 3/4 cup coconut evenly on a baking sheet.
  • Toast in middle of oven, stirring once, until golden, about 8 minutes, and then cool.
  • Blend together flour, sugars, and salt in food processor.
  • Then add butter and blend until a dough begins to form.
  • Transfer to a bowl and knead in oats and toasted coconut until well combined.
  • Reserve 3/4 cup of dough.
  • Press remainder of dough evenly into bottom of a buttered 13x9-inch metal baking pan.
  • Spread jam over it.
  • Crumble reserved dough evenly over jam.
  • Sprinkle with remaining 3/4 cup untoasted coconut.
  • Bake in middle of oven until golden, 20-25 minutes.
  • Cool completely in pan on a rack.
  • Loosen from sides of pan with a sharp knife.
  • Lift out in one piece and transfer to a cutting board.
  • Cut into 24 bars.
  • Note: Bars can be made 3 days ahead and kept in an airtight container.
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