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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
bake:
30 mins at 350°
Yield:
36 bars
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Layered Coconut Dream Bars

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare Basic Sugar Cookie Dough. Press and flatten dough with your hands to evenly cover the bottom of an ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 10 minutes.

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  • Sprinkle coconut, apricots, pecans, semisweet chocolate pieces, and white pieces evenly over the cookie dough. Drizzle sweetened condensed milk evenly over all.

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  • Return to oven and bake about 20 minutes more or until top is golden brown. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Makes 36.

Nutrition Facts (Layered Coconut Dream Bars)

221 calories; total fat 12g; saturated fat 7g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 3g; cholesterol 26mg; sodium 108mg; potassium 134mg; carbohydrates 26g; fiber 1g; sugar 16g; protein 3g; vitamin a 340IU; vitamin c 1mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 24mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 50mg; iron 1mg.

Basic Sugar Cookie Dough

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Directions

Basic Sugar Cookie Dough:
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour and cornstarch; set aside.

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  • In large mixing bowl, beat butter and cream cheese with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar, baking powder and salt. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in egg and vanilla. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon.

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