Gluten- and dairy-free coconut dream bars
Considering the prevalence of food allergies, more and more people are demanding quality sweets that are also allergen-friendly. As it should be! You deserve quality treats even if you can’t digest some of the common ingredients in sweets. This recipe for Coconut Dream Bars is perfect for people who are gluten- and/or dairy-sensitive. What makes the recipe work is the balance between the topping and the crust. Since the topping is so sweet, the amount of brown sugar is reduced in the shortbread crust. Making the crust thicker and adding pecans to it also creates a nutty density that helps counterbalance the sweet topping. If you haven’t already started making it, you should!
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