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Yield: 32 bars

Coconut Chews

Ingredients

  • 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)

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350°.
  2. Cream shortening and confectioners' sugar.
  3. Blend in 1½ cups flour.
  4. Press mixture in bottom of ungreased baking pan, 13x9x2 inches.
  5. Bake 12 to 15 minutes.
  6. Mix remaining ingredients; spread over hot baked layer.
  7. Bake 20 minutes longer.
  8. While warm, spread with Orange-Lemon Icing.
  9. Cool; cut into bars, about 3x1 inch.

Orange-Lemon-Icing:

  1. Mix 1½ cups confectioners' sugar, 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted, 3 tablespoons orange juice and 1 teaspoon lemon juice until smooth.

Coconut Chews

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