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Lemon Coconut Bar Cookies

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  All-purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Chilled butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), cut into small pieces
  Cooking spray 1 Tablespoon
  Packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Eggs 2 Large
  Flaked sweetened coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Tablespoon

1. Preheat oven to 350°.
2. To prepare cookies, lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup, level with a knife. Combine flour and granulated sugar in a bowl, cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal.
3. Press the mixture into a 9-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes.
4. Combine brown sugar, 3 tablespoons juice, and eggs in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Stir in coconut, pour evenly into pan. Bake an additional 25 minutes or until set.
5. To prepare glaze, combine powdered sugar, rind, and 2 tablespoons juice, stirring with a whisk. Spread glaze evenly over cookies. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Cut cookies into squares.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3000 Calories from Fat 961

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 108 g166%

Saturated Fat 73.2 g366.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 543.9 mg181.3%

Sodium 457.7 mg19.1%

Total Carbohydrates 497 g165.5%

Dietary Fiber 12.1 g48.3%

Sugars 380.1 g

Protein 35 g69%

Vitamin A 38.2% Vitamin C 68.2%

Calcium 28.5% Iron 51.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemon Coconut Bar Cookies Recipe