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Sticky Coconut Shortbread Bites

Sticky Coconut Shortbread Bites

These bite-sized treats are quick, easy, and will add a decadent, almost candy-like, bar to your holiday cookie tray.


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15 min
Prep Time
1 hr
Total Time
36
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Ingredients

Crust

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 cup sweetened flaked coconut

Caramel

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

Topping

1/3 cup dark chocolate chips

1 teaspoon shortening

 

Decorator sprinkles, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350ºF. Line 8-inch square baking pan with aluminum foil, extending foil over edges. Spray foil with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1/4 cup butter in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press onto bottom of prepared pan. Spread coconut evenly over crust.

  3. STEP 3

    Place 1/2 cup butter and 1/2 cup brown sugar into 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until entire surface of mixture boils. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Pour caramel evenly over coconut and crust.

  4. STEP 4

    Bake 16-18 minutes or until entire caramel layer is bubbly. Remove from oven. Cool completely.

  5. STEP 5

    Place chocolate chips and shortening into bowl. Microwave, stirring once, 1-2 minutes or until melted and smooth. Drizzle over bars. Top with sprinkles, if desired. Cool completely.

  6. STEP 6

    Lift bars out of pan, using foil ends.   Cut into bars.

Nutrition (1 bar)

90 Calories
5 Fat (g)
10 Cholesterol (mg)
40 Sodium (mg)
11 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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