Coconut Chews


Another fantastic dessert for the coconut lovers out there.


  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup all purpose flour, sifted
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 9-inch square pan.

Step 2

Beat together the brown sugar, shortening, egg yolk and vanilla.

Step 3

Stir in flour, sifted with salt and baking powder. Pat mixture firmly into the bottom of the pan.

Step 4

In same bowl, beat egg and egg white with fork; add rest of ingredients and mix well.

Step 5

Spread evenly over unbaked layer in pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool in pan and the cut into squares or small bars.


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