Added by allason | Wed 28 Jan 2009 @ 12:03
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup butter
1 tablespoon milk
1/2 cup raspberry jam
2/3 cup white sugar
1/4 cup butter
2 cups shredded coconut
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Greasea 8 inch square baking pan.
2.In large bowl, mix together the flour and baking powder. Cut in 1/2 cup chilled butter cut into small pieces. Mix until coarse crumbs form. Stir in eggs, 1 at a time, into the flour mixture. Add the milk and stir til a soft dough forms.
3.Spread dough in pan, pressing with fingers to cover bottom evenly. Spread the jam over top.
4.Prepare topping, in a medium sized bowl. Mix together the sugar and 1/4 cup melted butter. Stir in coconut and vanilla. Spread on top of jam layer.
5.Bake til topping is lightly browned, about 30 minutes. Cool completely. Cut into bars.