Buttery Coconut Bars Recipe

Serves: 36

These coconut bars are an American version of a Filipino coconut cake called bibingka.

MY REVIEW adoubler0626 Reviewed Feb. 8, 2016 "I brought these to work and have had many requests for more. They are wonderfully sweet, and just rich enough."

Yield: 36 servings
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2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, melted
3 large eggs
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted
3 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 cups flaked coconut, divided


Preheat oven to 350°. Line a 13x9-in. baking pan with parchment paper, letting ends extend up sides. In a large bowl, mix flour, brown sugar and salt; stir in 1 cup melted butter. Press onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake 12-15 minutes or until light brown. Cool 10 minutes on a wire rack. Reduce oven setting to 325°. In a large bowl, whisk the first seven filling ingredients until blended; stir in 3 cups coconut. Pour over crust; sprinkle with remaining coconut. Bake 25-30 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Lifting with parchment paper, remove from pan. Cut into bars. Yield: 3 dozen.

Source: tasteofhome.com

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