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Penuche Bar Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shredded coconut 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
Directions

Combine shortening and 1/4 teaspoon salt; add 1/2 cup sugar.
Cream thoroughly.
Add 1 cup flour; blend.
Spread mixture in 8 x 12 x 2-inch greased pan.
Bake at 325 degrees for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
Combine vanilla and remaining sugar; add to eggs.
Beat until thick and foamy.
Add remaining salt, baking powder, coconut, nuts and 2 tablespoons flour.
Blend well.
Spread over baked mixture.
Return to oven; bake for about 15 minutes or until topping is firm and lightly browned.
Cool; cut in small bars.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Nut
Interest: 
Party

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