Zucchini Bars with Pecans and Coconut

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Zucchini Bars with Pecans and Coconut

Zucchini Bars with Pecans and Coconut are covered with a sweet cinnamon glaze. They make a great summer treat.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 cups finely shredded zucchini
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

Glaze

  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees and grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.
  • Use an electric mixer to cream the butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar.
  • Add eggs and vanilla extract and beat until mixed in.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Add flour mixture to butter mixture and beat until combined.
  • Stir in coconut, pecans, zucchini, and mini chocolate chips.
  • Spread batter in prepared pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until set in the middle. Let cool.
  • Whisk together glaze ingredients and pour over bars.

Notes

Squeeze the shredded zucchini gently between paper towels before adding it to the batter to remove excess moisture.

Nutrition

Calories: 263kcal

Full recipe here.

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