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Frosted dream bars | wefacecook.com Frosted dream bars | wefacecook.com
Recipe

FROSTED DREAM BARS

Serves: Makes about 30 bars

Cooking time: 35 to 40 minutes, .

A buttertart-like filling between a shortbread base and a lemon glaze.

Ingredients

  • Base:
    1 cup All-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1/2 shortening
    1 egg
    1 tablespoon milk
    1/2 raspberry jam

    Filling:
    2 eggs
    1 cup light brown sugar
    2 tablespoon flour
    1/4 teaspoon baking powder
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    1 cup chopped walnuts
    1/2 cup coconut

    Icing:
    1 1/2 cups icing sugar
    1 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
    1 to 2 tablespoons cream

Preparation

  • Base:
    Combine flour and baking powder. Cut in shortening until mixture is crumbly. Beat egg and milk together. Add to flour mixture. Mix well.
    Press firmly into greased 9 inch square cake pan. Spread jam evenly over crust.
    Filling:
    Beat eggs and brown sugar in small bowl on medium speed of electric mixer until thick and stiff, about 4 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients. Spread over jam.
    Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes, or until set and golden. Cool slightly then frost while still warm.
    Icing:
    Combine all ingredients using enough cream to make a spreading consistency.
    Spread quickly over slightly warm bars.
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