Oatmeal Coconut Raspberry Bars – SRC

6 Oct

the first monday of the month comes around too quickly! this month for secret recipe club i was assigned cook lisa cook. looking through the recipes i spied a bunch i wanted to try like these apple dumplings, cinnamon bun cookie bars, and this slow cooker chicken tikka masala! but ultimately the oatmeal coconut raspberry bars called my name! these were super delicious and addicting.. 3/4 of the pan was gone in no time!



Oatmeal Coconut Raspberry Bars

1 1/2 c. sweetened flaked coconut
3/4 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 c. whole wheat flour
3/4 c. light brown sugar
1/4 c. granulated sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
3/4 c. butter, cut in pieces
1 1/2 c. old fashioned oats
3/4 c. seedless raspberry jam

Preheat oven to 375F. Spread 3/4 cup coconut on a baking sheet and toast in middle of oven, stirring once until golden, about 8 minutes, then cool. Blend together flour, sugars, salt in a food processor then add butter and blend until dough begins to form. Transfer to a bowl and kneed in oats and toasted coconut until combined well. Reserve 3/4 cup of dough, then press remainder evenly into the bottom of a buttered 13-by-9-inch metal baking dish and spread jam over it. Crumble reserved dough evenly over jam then sprinkle with remaining 3/4 cup (untoasted) coconut. Bake in middle of oven until golden, 20 to 25 minutes, then cool completely in pan on a rack.


4 Responses to “Oatmeal Coconut Raspberry Bars – SRC”

  1. Liz October 6, 2014 at 10:06 am #

    Thank you for the nice recipe.

  2. bcmom October 6, 2014 at 9:57 pm #

    Those look so good!

  3. Sarah October 7, 2014 at 1:29 pm #

    mmm, sounds so good! i love cookie bars 🙂

  4. Couscous & Consciousness October 9, 2014 at 2:46 am #

    I love a good jam bar, and if that happens to contain raspberry jam even better 🙂

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