Coconut Pecan Bars


  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/4 firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup melted butter or margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
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  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 1/4 cup flaked or shredded coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease 8-inch-square baking pan. Sift 1 cup flour with salt. Add 1/4 cup sugar. Add butter; mix until smooth. Press into bottom of pan. Bake 15 minutes.

While pastry is baking, prepare topping: Beat eggs well. Gradually beat in remaining sugar; beat together until fluffy.

Sift remaining flour with baking powder. Add to creamed mixture; beat well. Add almond extract, coconut, and nuts. Spread quickly over pastry; return to oven. Bake 20 minutes or until browned. Mark into squares while still warm, and leave in pan to cool.

By Raymonde G. from North Bay, Ontario


May 4, 20090 found this helpful

I made this recipe yesterday, and it is fantastic! Thank you so much for sharing your recipe.

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