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Pineapple Delight Bars

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Pineapple Delight Bars

Pineapple Delight Bars

Diana Rattray
A buttery shortbread crust is the base for the pineapple and cream cheese filling, then comes the topping of coconut and pecans. This is a great dessert for a special occasion, a tea, or weekend treat.

Ingredients:

  • *Crust*
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 12 tablespoons butter (1 1/2 sticks), slightly softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • Dash salt
  • *Filling*
  • 12 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 large can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, well drained
  • *Topping*
  • 1 1/3 cup (3 1/2 ounces) flaked sweetened coconut
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter

Preparation:

Heat oven to 350°. Lightly grease a 13x9-inch baking pan or spray with baking spray. In a medium bowl, combine flour, 1/2 cup sugar, and dash of salt. With a pastry blender or fork, cut in the 12 tablespoons of butter until crumbly. Spread evenly over the bottom of the prepared pan and press with hands to form a crust layer. Bake for 12 minutes.

Drain pineapple well in a colander; set aside.

In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, 1/4 cup sugar, vanilla, and eggs; beat until smooth. Spread evenly over the baked crust, then sprinkle the drained crushed pineapple evenly over the top.

In another bowl, combine the coconut, pecans, and 4 tablespoons melted butter; sprinkle evenly over the pineapple and cream cheese layer. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until coconut is browned and filling is set. Chill thoroughly before cutting into squares.

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 5 out of 5
BEST PINEAPPLE BAR EVER!!!(absolutely incredible!), Member Karen_Jacobsen

I was lucky enough to have a friend who taught me how to make these for a holiday party one year. They were such a hit with my entire family (even the kids)....that they wouldn't let me take them to work for the party!!!!! I had to go out and buy more because I wanted to please everyone at work too!!!! I made these for years and every person who ate them loved them a lot!!!!!!!! Unfortunately, when my family moved one year I lost the recipe and tried to find it for many years!!! I just found it today and could have done a cartwheel!!! I'm not even kidding folks...If you want to be the hit of the party or make your family very happy people...you must try this!!!! It takes a little bit of time, but not hard to make at all. I promise you this...after making these even if it's just for yourself. you will enjoy them so much you will be writing your own wonderful review after your first bite!!! Truly happy I finally found the recipe again!!!!! ENJOY!!!!!

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