If you love haupia or coconut, you will love the simplicity of this dessert!
1 1/2 sticks butter
4 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts nuts
2 12 oz. cans coconut milk
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup water
7 tablespoons cornstarch, mixed with 1/2 cup water
For crust, cream butter and sugar. Add flour and nuts. Press lightly into greased 9x13 inch pan and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Set aside to cool. Meanwhile, cook thawed coconut milk, sugar and water over medium high heat. Add cornstarch mixture to coconut mixture, and stir vigorously until it comes to a boil. Remove from heat, and pour over baked crust. Refrigerate to cool, and cut into squares.