Desserts

Tropical Coconut Squares

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Coconut Squares taste like candy bars! Three delicious tropical layers topped with sweetened condensed milk make this dessert a naughty little treat.

¾ cup (1½ sticks; 170g) butter, room temperature
?½ cup (100g) sugar
½ tsp vanilla extract
1 ¾ cups (220g) all-purpose flour
?¼ tsp salt
?!For the topping:
?1 cup (325g) mango or passion fruit jam (or any other jam)
2 cups (120g) shredded coconut, unsweetened
7 oz (200g) sweetened condensed milk
In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment beat butter and sugar until creamy. Add all-purpose flour, vanilla extract, and salt. Mix until a smooth dough forms. Wrap the dough in plastic...
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Nutritions

Calories
3225

Sodium
423mg
17% DV

Fat
277g
427% DV

Protein
21g
42% DV

Carbs
131g
44% DV

Fiber
10g
41% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV