Easy Lemon Curd Bars
From: May 2011 Country Woman magazine
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar or other sweetener
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 jar (10 oz) lemon curd
2/3 cup coconut
1/2 cup chopped almonds, toasted
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Combine flour and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Set aside 1 cup mixture for topping; press remaining mixture onto the bottom of a greased 13x9 in baking dish. Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 10 minutes.
Spread lemon curd over crust. In a small bowl, combine the coconut, almonds and reserved topping mixture; sprinkle over lemon curd.
Bake for 18-22 minutes or until golden-brown. Cool completely on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield:2 dozen.