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Hawaiian Coconut Bars

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Ingredients
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Granulated brown sugar replacement 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1 Teaspoon
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Dash
  Egg 1
  Granulated brown sugar replacement 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sorbitol 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Mini chocolate chips 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unsweetened coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), shredded
  Unsweetened pineapple 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), crushed and well drained
Directions

To prepare crust, blend flour, brown sugar and salt together, then cut in margarine.
Work in water.
Press into bottom of greased 13x9 in. (33 x 23 cm) pan.
Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
To prepare topping, sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.
Beat egg; gradually add brown sugar replacement and sorbitol.
Add flour mixture, vanilla, mini chocolate chips, coconut and pineapple.
Spread on top of crust.
Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 35 to 40 minutes or until mixture is set.
Cool slightly, cut into 1 x 3 in. (2.5 x 7.5 cm) bars.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie

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