Dulce de Leche and Coconut Bars (Cocadas de Arequipe)

    Cocadas
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    Cocadas are a popular Colombian dessert made with shredded coconut. There are many variations of Cocadas, dependent on the area of Colombia. This variation is made with arequipe, a traditional Colombian caramel sauce.

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    cooking spray
    5
    cups
    sweetened shredded coconut
    Directions
    Step 1
    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
    Step 2
    Spray an 8 by 8-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
    Step 3
    In a medium bowl mix the coconut and dulce de leche until well combined.
    Step 4
    Pour the mixture into the prepared pan. Wet your fingers and lightly press the mixture evenly into the pan.
    Step 5
    Bake for about 20 to 25 minutes, until very lightly browned.
    Step 6
    Cool for at least 1 hour before cutting into squares. Serve at room temperature.
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    Serving Size: 
    1
    Serving Per Recipe: 
    12
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    25 mins
    Prep Time: 
    5 mins
    Cook Time: 
    20 mins
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