Thursday, July 9, 2020

Betty Crocker's Original Coconut Lemon Bars (1963)

  • 2 cups Gold Medal flour
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 3 eggs, well beaten
  • 2 cups brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/2 tspn salt
  • 1 cup finely shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 12 tspns lemon juice
  • 1 tspn grated lemon rind
Heat oven to 350 degrees (moderate). Measure flour after sifting. Mix flour, butter, and 1/4 cup brown sugar thoroughly. Press firmly into bottom of lightly greased oblong pan, 13-x-91/2-x-2-inch. Bake 10 minutes.

Mix eggs, 2 cups brown sugar, and salt together thoroughly. Stir in rest of ingredients. Spread evenly over the partially baked bottom layer. Bake about 25 minutes. Top will be lightly browned. Cut into 3-x-1-inch bars. bars when cool. Makes 28 bars. 

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(Origin - "Betty Crocker's Cooky Book" published by General Mills, 1963. Yes, mine is a First Edition!) 

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