Coconut-Lemon Layer Bars Recipe

The perfect sweet treat for guests to snack on.

| December 7, 2011

  • Dessert Bars
    After snacking on savory appetizers, guests will enjoy biting into a cool and chewy dessert bar.
    Courtesy KitchenAid

  • Dessert Bars


Easy Entertaining 


Coconut-Lemon Layer Bars

2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs
6 tablespoons butter, melted
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, room temperature
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 egg
1 cup white chocolate chips (6 ounces)
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts

Heat oven to 350°F.

Place vanilla wafer crumbs and butter in medium bowl. Stir until combined, about 2 minutes. Press crumb mixture firmly in bottom of 9-by-13-inch baking pan; set aside.



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