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Rich bars recipe with coconut, dried cranberries and brown sugar atop a buttery shortbread crust.
Heat oven to 350°F.
Combine 1 1/2 cups flour and sugar in bowl; cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press onto bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake 15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Combine all filling ingredients in bowl; mix well. Spread over hot, partially baked crust. Continue baking 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely. Cut into bars.
Dietary Fiber: 1g
I made this today and brought it to a friend's birthday. I poured more vanilla than indicated and it was perfect! Gone in seconds!
I made this recipe, added 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, and took it to the county fair where I took first place and was named one of the Best of Show. It's really good!
Oh...SO yummy! And so very easy. My daughter and I made these while she was home sick from school...lifted her spirits.
I made it for work and it was all gone by the end of the day. Plus also passed the recipe out to them....
Quick and easy and tastes great!
I made these bars for Thanksgiving dessert after the Pumpkin Pies I made didn't turn out and had to be thrown away. They were really delicious and very simple and quick to make - much, much easier than pie! The cranberries gave them a very good flavor for Thanksgiving. Even my picky husband liked them very much. All of them were eaten up very quickly. I plan on making more tomorrow to take to my knitting group for our treat.
I made these for Christmas gifts this year and they were very, very good. Loved the shortbread crust and the chewy, sweet topping. I couldn't keep my husband and my children away from these cookies!
These are a wonderful mix of taste; providing the best of shortbread and macaroon. I made them for a bakesale this year and they were a big hit. Yummy and festive!
made these for christmas last year and they were a big hit.
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