Lemon Coconut Squares

Pucker up! These fresh flavored treats will be a favorite with lemon-lovers. You could substitute lime for the lemon.

1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3 eggs, separated
1 cup granulated sugar
1/3 lemon juice
2TBSP grated lemon rind
2TBSP all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
2 cups shredded coconut

Base: With electric mixer, cream together butter and brown sugar. Stir in flour until mixture is crumbly. Press evenly in bottom of ungreased 13 X 9 baking pan. Bake at 325F oven for 10 to 15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
In medium bowl, combine egg yolks, 1/2 cup of the sugar and lemon juice, rind, flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in coconut.
Using clean beaters, beat egg whites with remaining sugar until stiff peaks form; fold into egg yolk mixture. Spread over the base.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until nearly set. Let cool in pan. Cut into squares or bars.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 24 squares
Prep Time: 20-30 minutes (2 part recipe)
Cook Time: 30 - 40 minutes

Other recipes by Golden Dreams B&B:
Golden Dreams Mountain Blueberry Custard
Baked Cornmeal-Berry Pancake
Banana Poppyseed Pancakes
Quinoa Vanilla Coconut Pudding
Easiest Lemon Curd

Recipe Provided By:
Golden Dreams B&B
Whistler, BC

Whistler Bed and Breakfast Inns