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Toffee coconut Bars

 Toffee coconut Bars
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
24 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 bar equals 153 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 63 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.