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Sunday, March 21, 2010

CHEWY COCONUT SQUARES

CHEWY COCONUT SQUARES
Hmmm, yummy chewy squares! Sorry, I don't have a photo for this one but it looks very similar to the post with Maple Walnut Bars.

2 eggs
1/2 cup butter, melted (125 mL)
1 tsp butterscotch, OR maple, OR vanilla extract (5 mL)
1 cup desiccated coconut, (250 mL)
(unsweetened)
1 cup SPLENDA® Granular (250 mL), OR
1/2 cup powdered erythritol and 1/2 cup Splenda (used in analysis)
1/2 cup Low-Carb Bake Mix (see recipe above) (125 mL)
1/2 cup sugarless chocolate chips (125 mL), OR
Lindt bar (70% cocoa), coarsely chopped
1/4 cup snipped raisins, snipped in half (50 mL)
1/4 cup chopped walnuts, OR pecans (50 mL)
1/2 tsp baking powder (2 mL)
1/8 tsp salt (0.5 mL)

In small bowl, beat eggs. Stir in slightly cooled butter, vanilla and maple extracts. In larger bowl, combine coconut, SPLENDA® Granular, Low-Carb Bake Mix, chocolate chips, raisins, chopped walnuts or pecans baking powder and salt. Spread evenly in 8-inch (20 cm) square glass baking dish. Bake in oven at 350°F (180°C) 20 to 25 minutes, or until set and browned at the edges.

Nutritional Analysis:Yield: 25 squares: 106.5 calories; 2.1 g protein; 8.7 g fat; 2.6 g carbs