OCHO Coconut Lemon Bars

 

Are you looking to make this years Mother’s Day brunch the best one ever? Need a fun new recipe that will be sure to wow your mom and guests? OCHO Candy has you covered! Our team has turned our best selling OCHO Coconut Bar into an incredible lemon bar! With decadent dark chocolate and flaky pieces of coconut, your mom won’t need any other gifts.

INGREDIENTS:

Crust:

  • 1 ½ cup flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup butter
  • Zest from one lemon

Filling:

  • 4 OCHO Candy Coconut Bars, chopped
  • ¼ cup lemon juice, fresh
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • Zest from one lemon

Topping:

  • 1 cup sweetened coconut flakes or shavings

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line an 8” square baking pan with parchment paper
  2. In a food processor pulse all crust ingredients together until crumbly.
  3. Press crust into bottom of prepared pan and bake 20-25 minutes until edges are golden.
  4. Remove crust from oven and let cool for about 10 minutes.
  5. In a large mixing bowl heat chopped OCHO candy in microwave at 20 second intervals until chocolate is melted.
  6. To melted OCHO, add lemon juice and stir until combined and coconut fillings have been loosened.
  7. Add remaining filling ingredients and beat together at low speed until well combined.
  8. Pour filling over cooled crust and bake 15 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle coconut on top of partially baked bars and return to oven to bake another 15-20 minutes until filling is set (and only loosely jiggles in the center).
  10. Let cool then cut into 9 or 16 squares, cleaning knife between each cut to get a clean edge.

9-16 Servings

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