Dutch Squares

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  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 Tbsp. powdered sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
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  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Lemon Frosting:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. melted butter
  • Juice and rind of 1 lemon


Cream butter. Sift flour and powdered sugar together; add to butter. Mix well and pat into bottom of 9 inch pan. Bake at 400 degrees F for 10 minutes or until light brown. While baking, beat eggs until light and fluffy. Add flour, baking powder, brown sugar and vanilla. Mix well. Stir in coconut and pecans. Pour into baked crust and return to a 350 degrees F oven and bake for 25-35 minutes. Cool and ice with lemon frosting. Cut into squares and serve. For Lemon Frosting: Mix ingredients together in order given. Spread over cooled cookies.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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January 14, 20080 found this helpful

Do we use the Tbsp of flour for the crust or the cup? It's not clear, would make a difference with cooking. These sound yummy!

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