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Raspberry Squares with Coconut Topping

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raspberry squares
Photo: Diana Rattray
These easy raspberry squares are topped with a sweetened buttery coconut mixture. 

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • Bottom Layer:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cut up
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 2/3 cup raspberry jam
  • Topping:
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2 cups sweetened shredded coconut

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 350° and grease an 8-inch square baking pan.

In a mixing bowl, stir together flour and baking powder. Cut in butter pieces with a pastry blender until coarse crumbs have formed. Gradually stir in lightly beaten eggs with a spoon. Add milk; stir until all ingredients are moist and a soft dough has formed. Spread dough into the pan, pressing with fingers to reach edges of pan.

Spread raspberry jam evenly over dough.

Mix together topping ingredients; spread carefully over jam layer.

Bake at 350° for about 25 to 30 minutes, or until topping is lightly browned. Cool completely in pan on rack. Cut raspberry bars into squares.

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User Reviews

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 4 out of 5
Nice and easy., Member BlondieBelle

An eays to make and nice treat. I used a mix of raspberry and blackberry jam (did not have enough raspberry left), and they turned our just fine. There is quite a lot of coconut on top so next time I might consider mixing some of it with the jam. The whole house smelled lovely of raspberries and coconut for hours:)

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