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Pineapple Coconut Bars

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“I saw this in Paula Deen's magazine. They look delicious.”
2 dozen bars

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees; lightly grease a 13x9-inch baking pan.
  2. In large bowl, combine 2 1/2 cups flour, coconut, brown sugar, and baking soda.
  3. Using a pastry blender, cut in 1/2 cup butter until mixture is crumbly.
  4. Reserve 1 cup crumb mixture for topping.
  5. Press remaining crumb mixture evenly into bottom of prepared pan.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes.
  7. In medium bowl, beat remaining 1/2 cup butter and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy.
  8. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  9. Gradually beat in remaining 1 cup flour.
  10. Stir in pineapple.
  11. Spread mixture evenly over baked layer.
  12. Sprinkle evenly with reserved crumb mixture.
  13. Bake for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  14. Let cool completely before cutting into squares.
  15. Garnish with toasted flaked coconut, if desired.

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