Dream Bars

1/2 c. shortening, 1/2 c. butter
1 c. brown sugar
2 c. sifted flour

Mix into crumbly mass. Pat into 9×13” pan. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes. (Watch so it doesn’t burn.) Remove from oven and top with this mixture:

4 eggs, well beaten
1 tsp. baking powder
2 c. brown sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. vanilla
3 c. coconut (about)
4 Tbsp. flour

After spreading bake at 350° for 30 minutes; cool.
Frost with powdered sugar frosting (powdered sugar, butter and orange juice), or sprinkle with powdered sugar. Sprinkle with nuts. Cut in squares.