Pineapple Coconut Squares

Pineapple Coconut Squares

"'I don't remember where I got this recipe, but I'm glad I have it,' says field editor Elaine Anderson from Aliquippa, Pennsylvania."
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50 m servings
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  1. In a mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar. Beat in egg. Combine flour and baking powder; stir into egg mixture. Press into a 9-in. square baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray. Spread pineapple over crust; set aside.
  2. For topping, in a mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar. Beat in eggs. Stir in coconut. Spread over pineapple. Bake at 325 degrees F for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown. Cool before cutting.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals 192 calories, 7 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 79 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

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These are exactly like my mom used to make. I noticed in many reviews that people were finding the crust too moist, all you need to do is pop the crust in the oven for 8-10 minutes. Layer the ...

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I'm not sure that i didn't do something wrong. my results were wetter than expected/ crumbled in the hand, not the crust but the topping. I thought in would be less fragile.

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These are exactly like my mom used to make. I noticed in many reviews that people were finding the crust too moist, all you need to do is pop the crust in the oven for 8-10 minutes. Layer the ...

These tasted fabulous but I too had a little trouble getting them out of the pan without them crumbling, a little wet.

Double checked the website for recipe like this with cream cheese & found this recipe. I have the same one but its called hawaiian dreams. And dreams they are

These were easy and good. I too added about 1/2 tsp. salt to the crust - it really does make a big difference. You have to really work to get the crust ingredients blended. I also cut the sugar ...

This is a very light square cake. I used sweetened flaked coconut and 3/4 cup sugar but it was not too sweet. The crust was a little bit cakey to me (I was expecting a little bit harder one). ...

I'm not sure that i didn't do something wrong. my results were wetter than expected/ crumbled in the hand, not the crust but the topping. I thought in would be less fragile.

I've been looking for a recipe like this for some while now, and i'm glad i've found it, the topping came out wonderfully, because others had mentioned about it being hard to remove from the pan...

Excellent easy recipe. I put jam on the pastry before adding the rest of the ingredients..........mmmmmmmmmmmm good.

this is an awesome recipe. I make this for my dad whenever I visit. quick, easy, and tastes great. I made no changes. Maybe one day I'll throw in some macadamia nuts or almonds.

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