Sunday, December 9, 2007

Coconut Pecan Bars / Blonde Brownies

-Best of Country Cookies, 78, Susan Hamilton

1 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups packed brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 cups flaked coconut
1 cup chopped pecans
Confectioners' sugar (Optional)

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine flour, salt and baking powder; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in coconut and pecans (batter will be thick). Spread into a greased 9x13 baking pan. Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Dust with confectioners' sugar. cut into bars.
Yield 4 dozen

1 comment:

Meghan said...

Pwd. sugar not necessary