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Almond-Coconut Lemon Bars Recipe
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Almond-Coconut Lemon Bars Recipe

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Our home economists give traditional lemon bars a tasty twist with the addition of almonds and coconut.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES:36-48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES: 36-48 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/3 cup blanched almonds, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 3/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • FILLING:
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Confectioners' sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 bar (calculated without confectioners' sugar) equals 86 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 40 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a food processor, combine the flour, confectioners' sugar, almonds and lemon peel; cover and process until nuts are finely chopped. Add butter; pulse just until mixture is crumbly. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk eggs, sugar, coconut, lemon juice, flour, lemon peel and baking powder; pour over the hot crust. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Cut into squares. Yield: 3-4 dozen.
Originally published as Almond-Coconut Lemon Bars in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2004, p214

Nutritional Facts

1 bar (calculated without confectioners' sugar) equals 86 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 40 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Jul. 16, 2012

"Made them for a community event and they were gone in a flash, several people admitted to eating more than one."

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Reviewed Jan. 22, 2012

"I difinatly recommand this recipe!"

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