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Prune Chewies

kaitlyn's picture
Prune Chewies are a great way for afternoon munching or to couple with a hot sip of tea or coffee. Quick to make, follow this recipe for and brighten up your evenings.
Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Light brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Prune juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Plumped prunes 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chopped
  Walnut meats 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Lemon rind 2 Teaspoon, grated
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Eggs 2
  Angle flake coconut 4 Ounce, grated
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Grease a 9" x 9" x 2" pan.

MAKING
2) Combine the butter, 1/2 cup brown sugar and flour and cream till crumbly.
3) Pat out into the pan, having mixture 1" high around edge.
4) Place in the oven at 350°F. and bake for 20 minutes.
5) Combine the remaining 1/2 cup brown sugar, cornstarch, salt, prune juice, prunes, lemon rind and juice.
6) Cook till thickened.
7) Add in the walnuts.
8) Spread out over the baked mix.
9) Beat in the eggs.
10) Add in the coconut and vanilla extract.
11) Spoon evenly over the prune mix.
12) Place in the oven and bake at 350° F. for 35 minutes.
13) Cool.

SERVING
14) Cut in squares and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Prune
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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1 Comment

Anonymous's picture
whole eggs mixed with coconut for the top? does that turn out well? I can see using just the whites with the coco... but the yolk too? has anyone had success with this? otherwise, it's sounds great, although I'm worried the prune mixture is too liquid, I'd cut back on liquid ingredients.