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Triple Citrus Coconut Bars

Featuring lemon, lime, and orange flavors, these citrus and coconut bars are an upgrade from traditional lemon bars!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 36
Author The Gold Lining Girl

Ingredients

For crust:

  • 1 1/3 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 c. sugar
  • 1/2 c. butter softened
  • 1/3 c. shredded sweetened coconut

For filling:

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 2 tbsp. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 c. shredded sweetened coconut
  • zest of 1 lemon 1 lime, and 1 orange
  • juice of 1 lemon and 1 lime
  • powdered sugar for garnish

Instructions

For crust:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, combine all crust ingredients.
  3. Beat until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Press into the bottom of an ungreased 8-inch square pan.
  5. Bake 15-20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  6. While crust is in the oven, prepare the filling.

For filling:

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together all filling ingredients.
  2. Pour filling over hot crust. Return to oven for 20-25 minutes or until filling is set.
  3. Cool completely. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into bars, and enjoy!