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Homemade Raspberry Coconut Slice

Homemade Raspberry Coconut Slice is a classic dessert and for good reason. Using a jam preserve and coconut flakes, this recipe for dessert bars has a buttery crust and a delicious coconut topping.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 9
Author: Jill

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup butter cubed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk

Filling:

  • ¾ cup raspberry jam

Topping:

  • 2 cups flaked coconut
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Grease an 8x8 inch baking pan. Set aside.

Crust:

  • In a large bowl whisk together the flour and sugar.
  • Cut in the butter cubes until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Add the egg and milk and mix to form a dough.
  • Press the dough into the prepared pan and bake for 20 minutes, until lightly golden.
  • Spread the raspberry jam filling over the warm crust.

Topping:

  • In a medium bowl lightly beat the egg.
  • Mix in the melted butter and the vanilla.
  • Add the coconut and stir to combine.
  • Spread the coconut mixture over the jam filling and bake for 25 minutes.
  • Cool completely in the pan before cutting into squares.