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- ¾ cup shortening (half butter or margarine)
- ¾ cup confectioners' sugar
- 1½ cups Gold Medal flour
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup brown sugar (packed)
- 2 tablespoons flour
- ½ teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon vanilla
- ½ cup chopped walnuts
- ½ cup flaked coconut
- Orange-Lemon Icing (below)
- Heat oven to 350°.
- Cream shortening and confectioners' sugar.
- Blend in 1½ cups flour.
- Press mixture in bottom of ungreased baking pan, 13x9x2 inches.
- Bake 12 to 15 minutes.
- Mix remaining ingredients; spread over hot baked layer.
- Bake 20 minutes longer.
- While warm, spread with Orange-Lemon Icing.
- Cool; cut into bars, about 3x1 inch.
- Mix 1½ cups confectioners' sugar, 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted, 3 tablespoons orange juice and 1 teaspoon lemon juice until smooth.