Bars & Brownies

Chocolate Coconut Bars

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Cook Time: 30 Min

Yield: 4 Servings

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Ingredients

 

COOKIE BASE

  • 2/3 C. sugar
  • 1/2 C. Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/4 C. natural cocoa powder
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • 1 1/4 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp. salt

FILLING

  • 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3/4 C. semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2/3 C. chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 C. flaked coconut

Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 350°F. Spray a 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan with no-stick cooking spray like Baker’s Joy®.
  2. COMBINE sugar, shortening, cocoa, egg and water in medium bowl; beat at medium speed until well blended.
  3. COMBINE 1 1/4 C. flour and salt in small bowl. Add gradually to shortening mixture at low speed. Beat just until blended. Press into bottom of prepared pan. Bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven.
  4. COMBINE sweetened condensed milk, 3 Tbsp. flour and vanilla in small bowl. Stir with spoon until well blended. Stir in chocolate chips, nuts and coconut. Spoon over baked cookie base. Spread carefully to cover.
  5. RETURN to oven. Bake 20 minutes. Remove pan to wire rack to cool completely. Cut into 1 1⁄2 x 1 1⁄2-inch bars.

Chocolate Coconut Bars

chocolate-coconut-bars

Cook Time: 30 Min

Yield: 4 Servings

Ingredients

 

COOKIE BASE

  • 2/3 C. sugar
  • 1/2 C. Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/4 C. natural cocoa powder
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • 1 1/4 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp. salt

FILLING

  • 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3/4 C. semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2/3 C. chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 C. flaked coconut

Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 350°F. Spray a 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan with no-stick cooking spray like Baker’s Joy®.
  2. COMBINE sugar, shortening, cocoa, egg and water in medium bowl; beat at medium speed until well blended.
  3. COMBINE 1 1/4 C. flour and salt in small bowl. Add gradually to shortening mixture at low speed. Beat just until blended. Press into bottom of prepared pan. Bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven.
  4. COMBINE sweetened condensed milk, 3 Tbsp. flour and vanilla in small bowl. Stir with spoon until well blended. Stir in chocolate chips, nuts and coconut. Spoon over baked cookie base. Spread carefully to cover.
  5. RETURN to oven. Bake 20 minutes. Remove pan to wire rack to cool completely. Cut into 1 1⁄2 x 1 1⁄2-inch bars.

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