Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Cookie Carnival: Black Bottom Coconut Bars

This month, the Cookie Carnival bakers took their inspiration from Martha & Co. and made the Black Bottom Coconut Bars that were featured in the December 2005 edition of Everyday Food magazine.

They were a thin but very chocolatey brownie with a coconut topping.

The brownie layer is baked first and then the coconut layer is added. Here you can see the coconut layer before I smoothed it out and baked.

I thought these were pretty darned good, but that they would have been better if the coconut layer were a wee bit sweeter. If I were to make these again, I would add more sugar to the coconut layer... then they would probably be perfect.

They would make a great addition to a holiday cookie tray. You can find the recipe HERE.

OK, over and out until next month... I can't wait to see what Kate at The Clean Plate Club has up her sleeve for next month. If you'd like to join in the cookie fun, you can click on the "Cookie Carnival" link above :)


Anonymous said...

YUM! Chocolate plus coconut is wonderful.

Grace said...

indeed, coconut-enhanced chocolate is something that's hard to top. i, too, like my coconut layer a bit sweeter and a lot thicker than the chocolate layer. nice work, jacque!

Madam Chow said...

I would probably love this since you said it's not too sweet. It looks fabulous!

Pamela said...

Looks good! I didn't think I liked these, but I ended up having to give some away!

Candy Girl said...

Your bars and photography are beautiful. I'm ready to make these again!