Pecan Coconut Bars

Pecan Coconut Bars


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This recipe makes a double-layered bar with brown sugar, coconut, pecan and oats. Very rich and moist and satisfying, great as a snack.

Vonieta Stogner

Serves: 24 

  • 1/2 cup copha
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup (125g) plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup quick cooking oats
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
  2. Cream the copha with 1/2 cup of the brown sugar. Add 1 cup of the flour, the salt and the oats and blend. Press into the bottom of one 20x30cm baking dish.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes.
  4. Beat eggs well. Then beat in the 1 cup brown sugar and the vanilla. Stir in the 2 tablespoons flour and baking powder, blending well. Stir in the coconut and pecans. Spread over the top of the baked bottom layer.
  5. Return dish to oven and bake for an additional 15 to 20 minutes at 150 degrees C. Let cool then cut into 5cm bars and wrap in cling wrap before storing in an airtight container.

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