Dream Bars 2

Another take on dream bars from this box. The first version is here (that post also includes a discussion about the introduction of coconut into American cuisine).

From the box of L.S. from Joplin, Missouri.

Dream Bars

Cook and cool:

  • 1/2 c. shortening
  • 2 c. brown sugar

2 eggs–add 1 at a time and beat.

1 t. vanilla and 1 c. coconut.


  • 2 c. flour
  • 1/4 t. salt
  • 2 t. baking powder

Could add 1 c. nuts

Bake 25 minutes at 350 deg.

By Betty Humburg
July 22, 1949

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