These bars are soft and chewy and packed full of flavor.
CHEWY CHERRY COCONUT BARS
1 cup(s) BUTTER; Softened.
1 cup(s) SUGAR
2 cup(s) FLOUR
1 1/2 cup(s) COCONUT
2 EGGS; Slightly Beaten.
1 teaspoon(s) SUGAR
1 cup(s) CHERRY PRESERVES
1/4 cup(s) BUTTER; Melted.
For crust: In a mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar.
Add the egg and mix well.
Mix in the flour and mix well.
With lightly floured fingers, pat crust into a greased 13 x 9 pan.
Spread preserves evenly over the crust.
For topping: In a small bowl, add eggs and slightly beat them with a fork.
Add coconut, 1 teaspoon sugar and melted butter and mix well.
Drop coconut topping by spoonfuls over preserves and carefully spread out.
Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until coconut is a light golden brown.
Cool completely and cut into squares.