Mother's Day

Mandarin Orange Coconut Bars for Mother's Day!

May 11, 2018
Photo by Cleanfreshcuisine
Author Notes

Mandarin Orange Coconut Bars for Mother's Day is the perfect breakfast in bed for the special lady in your life! Calling all Dads! Here is a simple and delicious treat to make with the kids for Mom on her special day!
Cleanfreshcuisine

  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Cook time 35 minutes
  • Serves 12
Ingredients
  • 11 ounces can mandarin oranges
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup cane sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1.5 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease a 7″ x 11″ baking dish. Drain mandarin oranges, reserving the syrup. Cream butter, cane sugar and vanilla. Add egg and beat well. Sift together flour and baking powder.  Add to creamed mixture alternately with the reserved syrup. Spread half of the batter into the prepared baking dish. Spoon mandarin oranges evenly over. Spoon the rest of the batter over, smoothing with a spatula. Combine coconut, brown sugar, walnuts and melted butter. Sprinkle evenly over the batter Bake at 350 degrees 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool 10 minutes and cut into squares, 12 servings

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