Dream Bars

“These bars might not look like much, but give them a chance and you’ll discover the gooey, buttery, coconut caramel richness that is the dream bar.” – April Ferre

Dream Bars

Course: Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Cup Flour
  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 Eggs Beaten
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 2 Tablespoons Flour
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 1/2 Cup Coconut
  • 1 Cup Nuts Chopped

Instructions

  • Cream 1/2 cup butter, 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1 cup flour. Pat this mixture firmly into the bottom of an 8×8-inch pan. Bake for 15 minutes in slow oven (300 degrees).
  • Mix together remaining ingredients and put the mixture on top of baked base. Bake again at 325 degrees for 30-40 minutes.

Recipe – Jean Hansen – From Betty Crocker’s Picture Cookbook, 1950