Raspberry Coconut Bars Recipe

Summary

MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Pastry flour2 Cup (32 tbs), unsifted
 Baking powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Hard margarine2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Egg yolks2
 Raspberry jam3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Egg whites2
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Light brown sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Desiccated coconut1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4623 Calories from Fat 2439

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 283 g435%

Saturated Fat 160.8 g803.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 370.2 mg

Sodium 680 mg28.3%

Total Carbohydrates 506 g168.6%

Dietary Fiber 62.2 g249%

Sugars 273.8 g

Protein 59 g117.5%

Vitamin A 112.1% Vitamin C 6.2%

Calcium 44.8% Iron 50.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Sift the first four ingredients into a bowl and cut in the margarine.
When mixture looks like coarse oatmeal, drizzle with egg yolks slightly beaten with 1 tablespoon water.
Stir with a fork.
Press particles together and, if too dry, add additional teaspoons water.
Wrap about 1/3 the dough in wax paper.
Press remaining dough into bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides of an oiled 8-inch-square pan.
Bake at 350F about 15 minutes or until edges color.
Remove from oven.
Beat egg whites and salt together until stiff, then beat in the brown sugar.
Add vanilla and coconut.
Spread jam over partially baked pastry.
Spread with coconut mixture.
Roll out remaining pastry and cut in 1/4-inch strips.
Set strips on top in a lattice arrangement.
Press down lightly.
Return to the oven and bake 30 to 35 minutes longer.
Cool completely.
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