Coconut - Lime Squares

Total Time
20 mins
40 mins

These are great-tasting.

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  1. For crust: Preheat oven to 325F.
  2. Butter and flour an 8-inch square baking pan, knocking out excess flour.
  3. Blend together with fingertips flour, butter, coconut, confectioners’ sugar and salt until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  4. Pat mixture into prepared pan and bake in middle of oven 25-30 minutes, or until golden-brown.
  5. Reduce oven temperature to 300F.
  6. Make filling: Whisk together eggs and sugar until combined well and stir in flour, lime juice and zest.
  7. Pour filling mixture over crust and bake in middle of oven for 20 minutes.
  8. Top custard with coconut garnish and bake 5-10 minutes longer, or until just set.
  9. Cool on rack and chill 1 hour.
  10. Cut into 16, 2-inch squares.