Coconut Lemon Bars {So Easy and So Good} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

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Oh boy! These lemon bars are addictive. If I were you, I would wait until you are going to a social function to make these. You’ll get lots of compliments, and spare yourself the guilt of eating the whole batch. Here’s the recipe for the most delicious Lemon Bars…

Lemon Bars

If your kids like lemonade, they should really like these lemon bars. 

Lemon Bars

They have the perfect balance of sweet and tart. 

Lemon Bars

The bottom layer is a sweet coconut crust.

Lemon Bars

While the top is a tart lemon custard

Lemon Bars

Add powdered sugar, and you have a tart center with sweet all around it. 

Lemon Bars

The perfect balance. 

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Coconut Lemon Bars {So Easy and So Good} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

Lemon Bars

A delicious old fashioned lemon bar. 

  • Author: Melissa
  • Yield: 3 dozen 1x
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Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 cup of coconut flakes
  • 1 cup of butter softened
  • 2 &1/4 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup of powdered sugar

Top Layer:

  • 4 eggs beaten
  • 3 Tbsp. of lemonade powdered drink mix
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1/3 cup of lemon juice = or, about 4 squeezed fresh lemons
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda

Topping:

  • Powdered sugar for garnish

Instructions

how to make lemon bars

  • In a medium-sized bowl, knead the coconut, butter, flour, and powdered sugar

how to make lemon bars

  • Press that down into an ungreased baking sheet
  • Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes, or until it is golden

how to make lemon bars

  • Meanwhile, mix the eggs, drink mix, sugar, lemon juice, and baking soda
  • When the crust is done, pour the egg mixture the crust
  • Pop that back into the oven for another 30-40 minutes

how to make lemon bars

  • After 30 minutes, check on the custard top. When the custard top is done it will still be quite moist. That’s ok. If it’s runny, stick it back in the oven to bake for another 5-10 minutes

how to make lemon bars

  • Let cool completely before slicing into bars

how to make lemon bars

  • Sprinkle the lemon dessert with powdered sugar
  • Cut into bars

 

how to make lemon bars

 

~Melissa – KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com 

 

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