Coconut Cream Pie Bars

What You'll Need

for the crust:
1 box of white cake mix
1 box (3 oz.) of coconut cream instant pudding mix
1/2 cup of unsalted butter, melted
1 large

for the filling:
1 8 oz. package of cream cheese, softened
3 large eggs are room temperature
1/2 cup of unsalted butter, melted
2 teaspoons of coconut extract
2 cups of powder sugar
2 cups of shredded coconut
1-2 teaspoons of powdered sugar for garnish

What You'll Need to Do

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Lightly grease the parchment lined 13x9 inch baking dish.

for the crust:
In a large bowl, add in cake mix, pudding mix, melted butter, and egg.
Blend with an electric mixer on medium-low speed just until ingredients are combined.
Press the mixture into the bottom of the baking dish.

for the filling:
Blend cream cheese in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed for 1 minute.
Add in eggs one at time and mix with electric mixer until well blended.
Add in coconut extract, powdered sugar, and melted butter. Blend until well combined.
Fold in shredded coconut.
Spread batter evenly over crust layer.
Bake for 35-40 minutes or until edges are golden brown and the center is mostly set.
Place on wire rack to cool to room temperature.
Cover with Saran Wrap of foil and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
Cut into squares.
Dust with powdered sugar.


  1. Yum! These look amazing!

  2. I'm not a coconut fan (picky eater over here) but this does make me want to make some lemon bars!

  3. I'm not a huge fan of lemon bars, but this I think i would like-- I love coconut & this sounds so nice and summery.

  4. I love anything coconut. These look soooo good.

  5. Yumm! This quarantine is killing whatever fitness goals I had for 2020 because all we've been doing is cooking, drinking, and baking. Haha, but round is a shape too ;) We made strawberry cake with cream cheese icing over the weekend and o-m-g-. So good!

    Kaitlyn @ Oh, the Places We’ll Go!

  6. Omg Ashley. Whyyyyy would you post this?! Now I have to make it, and if I make it, then I have to eat it! Whhhhyyy! Yum!

  7. Holy YUM! I needed a good excuse to bake again <3

  8. YAY! I am so glad you posted this recipe! It looked soooo good on Instagram. I can't wait to try it. Pinned for later!

  9. I bet these are so light and delicious! YUM