Toffee coconut Bars Recipe
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Toffee coconut Bars Recipe

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This easy-to-make treat is the perfect end to a casual meal with friends or family. If you have leftovers, send a few home with each of your guests. Joeanne Steras - Garrett, PA
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 153 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 63mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.


  1. In a large bowl, combine flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter until crumbly. Press into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown; cool slightly.
  2. In a small bowl, beat the egg, brown sugar, vanilla and baking powder until blended. Stir in coconut and pecans. Spread over crust. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Toffee Bars in Simple & Delicious May/June 2009, p55

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25kevin User ID: 2113564 208982
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2011

"I would call them coconut bars. They are quite thin. easy to make."

MY REVIEW User ID: 2028726 165552
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2010

"Not liking sweet coconut, I would not have made if I hadn't been clearning my cabinets of older ingredients. I had everything needed, made them, served, and retrieved recipe from waste basket. These bars are great for make-ahead and impromptu "tea time"."

neree User ID: 3073451 168136
Reviewed May. 22, 2010

"My husband, who doesn't like coconut even loved them!"

deb630ack User ID: 3836217 168133
Reviewed May. 12, 2010


tkarinas User ID: 4389335 154304
Reviewed May. 11, 2010

"Toffee bars turn out so quick and taste so good, my family makes them any time we have all the ingredients. They're delicious and definitely a keeper."

dfiore1 User ID: 1435469 78420
Reviewed May. 14, 2009

"these are fabulous~ i left off the pecans they remind me of pralines very sweet & heavenly!!!"

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