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Strawberry Shortbread Bars

Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

 

This lovely dessert has a shortbread crust, topped with strawberry preserves and a coconut topping. It's delightful for holiday parties and Christmas Cookie Exchanges.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour ((bleached flour toughens baked goods) )
  • 1 tbsp. milk ((I used half-and-half))
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 large egg (slightly beaten)
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (cold)
  • 12 oz. strawberry preserves
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter (melted)
  • 2 cups coconut

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°. Spray a 9x13” baking pan or dish with cooking spray. To make crust: mix flour, baking powder in a medium mixing bowl....
  2. Get the full instructions at Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen
Strawberry Shortbread Bars

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Author:
Teresa
Cuisine:
American
Category:
Cookies, Brownies and Bars
Recipe Yields:
24
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