Coconut, Cherry & White Chocolate Bars
Makes about 2 dozen bars
|2||cups all-purpose flour|
|1||teaspoon baking soda|
|1||cup (2 sticks) butter, softened|
|3/4||cup granulated sugar|
|3/4||cup firmly packed light brown sugar|
|1||cup uncooked quick oats|
|2||cups white chocolate chips, divided|
|1||cup sweetened flaked coconut|
|3/4||cup dried cherries or cherry-flavored dried cranberries|
- Preheat oven to 375°F. Combine flour, soda and salt in small bowl; set aside. Beat butter and both sugars in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until blended. Gradually add flour mixture; beat at low speed until blended. Add oats; beat until blended. Add 1-1/2 cups white chocolate chips, coconut and cherries; beat just until blended.
- Press dough evenly into ungreased 15X10X1-inch jelly-roll pan. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup white chocolate chips.
- Bake 16 to 18 minutes or until edges are golden brown and center is almost set. Cool completely on wire rack. Cut into bars or diamonds.
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