Chewy Coconut Bars
7 1/4 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 24 packets Equal® Sweetener or
1 cup Equal® Spoonful™
1/4 teaspoon maple flavoring
1/2 cup margarine, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup unsweetened coconut,* finely chopped
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
1/2 cup raisins
Beat eggs, Equal® and maple flavoring in medium bowl; mix in
margarine and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in
small bowl; stir into egg mixture. Mix in coconut, walnuts, and
raisins. Spread batter evenly in greased 8-inch square baking pan.
Bake in preheated 350*F (175*C) oven until
browned and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 20
minutes. Cool in pan on wire rack; cut into squares.
Makes 16 bars.
*Unsweetened coconut can be purchased in health food stores. Or,
substitute sweetened coconut and decrease amount of Equal® to 5-1/4
teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 18 packets Equal® Sweetener or 3/4
cup Equal® Spoonful™.
Nutrition information per serving (1 bar): 126 cal., 2 g pro., 10 g
carbo., 9 g fat, 27 mg chol., 141 mg sodium.