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    Coconut Pecan Chews

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    Recipe Introduction

    A rich, delicate cookie-bar reminiscent of pecan pie

    List of Ingredients

    3/4 cup powdered sugar
    3/4 cup shortening
    1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    2 large eggs
    1 cup brown sugar, packed
    2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1/2 cup chopped pecans
    1/2 cup flaked coconut
    1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
    2 tablespoons butter, melted
    3 tablespoons orange juice
    1 teaspoon lemon juice
    Mix ingredients together and frost bars.


    Preheat oven to 350*F (175*C).
    Mix powdered sugar and shortening together; stir in 1 1/2 cups flour. Press in ungreased 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
    Mix remaining ingredients. Spread over baked layer. Bake additional 20 minutes. Cool slightly and frost with the icing.
    Makes 36 bars.




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