Plain.Recipes

Coconut Chews

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=1002375

Ingredients

  1. 3/4 c. shortening (half butter or margarine)
  2. 3/4 c. confectioners sugar
  3. 1 1/2 c. Gold Medal flour
  4. 2 eggs
  5. 1 c. brown sugar, packed
  6. 2 Tbsp. flour
  7. 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  8. 1/2 tsp. salt
  9. 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  10. 1/2 c. chopped walnuts
  11. 1/2 c. flaked coconut
  12. Orange-Lemon Icing (recipe follows)

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°.
  2. Cream shortening and confectioners sugar. Blend in flour.
  3. Press mixture in bottom of ungreased baking pan (13 x 9 x 2-inches).
  4. Bake 12 to 15 minutes.
  5. Mix remaining ingredients; spread over hot, baked layer.
  6. Bake 20 minutes longer.
  7. While warm, spread with Orange-Lemon Icing.
  8. Cool.
  9. Cut into bars about 3 x 1-inch.
  10. Makes 32 bars.