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Orange Coconut Chews Mix in a Jar


  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange rind
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup dates, chopped
  • 1 cup coconut (fluff it up, if needed, to fill the top part of the jar)


  1. Layer the ingredients in a quart-size jar.
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Orange Coconut Chews

Melt 1/4 cup butter. Add the contents of the jar, along with 1 egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Mix well. Spread in a 7 x 11-inch pan; bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes. When cool, cut in squares. If desired, sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

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