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Lemon Coconut Bites

The tangy lemon flavor of this no-fuss dessert is especially delicious on a warm day. It gives me delightful flashbacks of selling lemonade on the sidewalk as a little girl. —Donna Biddle, Elmira, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a small bowl, combine flour and confectioners' sugar; cut in the butter until crumbly. Press into a lightly greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in another small bowl, beat the eggs, sugar, lemon juice and baking powder until combined. Pour over crust; sprinkle with coconut.
  • Bake until golden brown, 20-25 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars.
Nutrition Facts
1 bar: 82 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 46mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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