Coconut [Fruit*] Bars

 *The name for these bars will change depending on which fruit preserves you choose to use.
It might even be fun to serve 2 or 3 batches with as many different preserves adding some variety for your guests.

Prep time: 

Cook time: 25 minutes

Servings: 12 Squares


  • 3/4 cup Butter
  • 3/4 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 Cups Coconut Flakes Sweetened
  • 1 1/2 Cups Oatmeal


  • 3/4 Cup Grape Jelly, or
  • 3/4 Cup Strawberry Jam

Cooking Directions

1 Preheat oven to 375°.

2 In bowl mix butter, sugar, and brown sugar until texture is consistent.

3 Add Flour, oatmeal and 1 Cup coconut flakes. Mix together thoroughly. Set aside 1 Cup of the mixture.

4 Spread the rest of the dough evenly in a 9 inch by 13 inch pan. Spread the preserves evenly over the first layer.

5 Crumble the remaining dough over  preserves. Sprinkle remaining coconut on top.

6 Bake for 25 min.

Allow bars to cool completely before serving.



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