Lemon-coconut bars

Yield: 2 Dozen bars

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Butter or margarine
2 cups All purpose flour (divided)
½ cup Light brown sugar
¾ cup Flaked dried coconut (divide
3 \N Eggs
1¼ cup Granulated sugar
1 teaspoon Baking powder
¼ cup Lemon juice
1 teaspoon Grated lemon zest
\N \N Powdered sugar

Place butter or margarine in an 8 by 12 inch microwave-safe baking dish.

Microwave on High setting (100 percent power) about 1 minute, to melt. Stir in 1 cup flour, brown sugar and ¼ cup coconut. Press into bottom of dish.

Microwave on High 2 minutes, to set.

Crack eggs into medium-size microwave-safe mixing bowl. Beat well, then beat in all remaining ingredients, except for powdered sugar, blending thoroughly. Cover bowl loosely with wax paper and microwave 3 to 4 minutes, or until mixture bubbles and thickens, stirring every minute.

Pour filling into crust; spread out evenly with spatula. Microwave on High 1 to 2 minutes longer, or until set. Let stand on heatproof surface until cool, then cut into bars. Dust with powdered sugar. Makes 2 dozen bars.

Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V3 #340 From: "Carol D. Westover" <tehachap@...> Date: Thu, 12 Dec 1996 11:47:58 -0800

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