Fruit Cocktail Bars
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 can (15 ounces) fruit cocktail, undrained
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1-1/3 cups sweetened shredded coconut
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
- In a large bowl, beat sugar and eggs until blended. Beat in fruit cocktail and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture until well blended.
- Pour into a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with coconut and walnuts. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a rack for 10 minutes.
- In a small saucepan, bring the sugar, butter and milk to a boil. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Drizzle over cake. Cool. Cut into bars.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 161 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 174mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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Mar 26, 2013
I've been making this recipe for years....my kids are grown now,,but they ate this SO fast!
Feb 26, 2013
Easy and so tasty!
Aug 24, 2011
I had made this recipe before & they were really good! Thank you for submitting this recipe to Taste of Home! DELowenstein
Aug 5, 2010
These were very good. Will be making them again!