These luscious bar cookies feature a gooey coconut layer spread over a buttery almond crust.

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Ingredients

Crust:

Filling:

Directions

  • Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan with nonstick foil, extending over short ends.

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Crust:

  • Place flour, almonds, sugar and salt in medium-size bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Place in prepared baking pan; with floured hands, pat into an even layer.

  • Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes or until edges begin to color. Remove from oven to wire rack; leave oven on.

Filling:

  • Sprinkle half the coconut over crust. Whisk together sugar, flour, eggs and juice until blended. Pour into pan. Sprinkle with remaining coconut.

  • Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes more or until top is set. Cool in pan on rack. Refrigerate to chill. Loosen sides of bar with small knife; using foil, lift bar out of pan. Slide bar off foil with spatula. Dust with confectioners sugar.

Nutrition Facts

233 calories; 11 g total fat; 56 mg cholesterol; 50 mg sodium. 31 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein;

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