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Raspberry Coconut Squares

These squares are a delight. They are pretty on a plate. They combine two flavors that work well with one another. They are a little bit fancier than a brownie. You'll love them.
Course:  Dessert
Prep Time:  30 minutes
Cook Time:  25 minutes
Total Time:  55 minutes
Servings:  15

Ingredients

For the crust:

  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter cold and cut into small pieces
  • 1 egg

For the topping:

  • ½ cup seedless red raspberry jam
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups sweetened shredded coconut

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Butter (or use baking spray) a 9 x 13-inch pan.
  3. Whisk flour, ½ cup sugar, and salt in a bowl.
  4. Cut in the butter until particles are fine.
  5. Add one lightly-beaten egg and stir to mix until incorporated.
  6. Press gently into the prepared pan.
  7. Stir the jam with a fork until it is a bit loose and easy to spread.
  8. Spread jam on the crust.
  9. Cream the softened butter and ¾ cup of sugar.
  10. Mix in 3 eggs, one at a time, stirring after each addition.
  11. Beat mixture until light and creamy.
  12. Add coconut and mix well.
  13. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the top is golden.
  14. Cool on a wire rack.