Lemon Coconut Bites
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
- 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
- 3/4 cup cold butter, cubed
- 4 large eggs, room temperature
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 3/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut
- In a small bowl, combine flour and confectioners' sugar; cut in the butter until crumbly. Press into a lightly greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in another small bowl, beat the eggs, sugar, lemon juice and baking powder until combined. Pour over crust; sprinkle with coconut.
- Bake at 350° until golden brown, 20-25 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars.
Nutrition Facts1 bar: 82 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 46mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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Jul 4, 2020
These were excellent, especially cold. I added a tad extra lemon juice and some zest to give it more lemon flavor!
May 24, 2020
I’m really sorry I wasted my ingredients on this recipe. I thought it would taste a little bit like lemon. I can barely taste ANY lemon. It basically tastes like a really sweet custard. I would re-name it custard bars.
Sep 23, 2019
I baked these until the edges were quite dark and the top was golden, but they did not become firm; pretty sticky. They certainly are delicious though!!!
Jul 21, 2019
I made this recipe exactly except I added a 1/2 Tsp. baking powder more like another viewer suggested. They turned out well
May 14, 2019
Great flavor and easy to make, loved the addition of coconut!
Apr 9, 2019
I made these as is. But used a 9×9 pan, and used 1 and a half teaspoons baking powder, so they raised more. They are delishous!
Mar 28, 2016
Made these delicious lemon squares. The coconut and lemon flavors went very well together. I made the recipe as is and was very pleased. I used desiccated coconut which was all I had. I prefer using the desiccated coconut over the flaked coconut because the texture is much better. Every one liked them, especially those who like lemon.
Feb 18, 2016
I added 1 T grated coconut to filling and some lemon grated peel. 1/4 conf sugar to the egg mi and lemon peel. put coconut under the broiler then sprinkled with conf sugar (also 1T flour) to the egg mixture. yummy
Dec 23, 2015
Oh my - I loved these. I think they are perfect as is. I may have overcooked them slightly. They are a flat little bar. Which is nice because they are quite lemony.Next time I'll watch more carefully . They got a little too brown after 25 minutes , but were still delicious. Unfortunately I still ate more than half of them myselfOk two thirds :0)Thank you for this recipeI can't wait to bring it somewhere!
Mar 16, 2015
I added 1 tsp of grated lemon peel to the crust and 1 tsp of grated lemon peel to the filling. These were a big hit with my husband and my coworkers. I will definitely make these again!!