Pineapple Bars

Pineapple Bars

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"A family favorite for pineapple lovers."

Ingredients

servings 187 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 187 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 7.3 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.3g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 130 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. To Make Pineapple Filling: Mix 1 cup crushed pineapple and juice (8 1/4-ounce can), 1 cup sugar, 2 1/2 Tablespoons cornstarch, 1 Tablespoon butter, and 1 cup water in saucepan. Cook until thickened, cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  3. Cream together shortening and sugar thoroughly. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt. Mix in rolled oats. Press and flatten half of the mixture over bottom of a 13 x 9 1/2 x 2 inch greased pan. Spread with cooled filling.
  4. Top with remaining crumb mixture, patting lightly. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until lightly browned. While warm cut into bars and remove from pan.

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These ROCK!! The only changes I made to the ingredients were to add 1 TBL. lemon juice to the filling, and 1 TBL. vanilla to the crust/topping. I have NO idea how this is supposed to fit in to a...

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I tried this, looking for something without nuts. I found the topping was a little much, and will cut it back to about one third, rather than one half of the crumb mixture. I also substituted ...

These ROCK!! The only changes I made to the ingredients were to add 1 TBL. lemon juice to the filling, and 1 TBL. vanilla to the crust/topping. I have NO idea how this is supposed to fit in to a...

Pretty good. I'd recommend using pineapple juice or some kind of citrus juice instead of 1 cup of water. I also added cinnamon and used margarine instead of shortening.

I read the reviews before i made this dessert. I used fresh pineapple(about 2 Cups). i used my chopper to chop my pineapple, and used all the juice from that (4-6 oz). I also added lemon extract...

I tried this, looking for something without nuts. I found the topping was a little much, and will cut it back to about one third, rather than one half of the crumb mixture. I also substituted ...

This is a wonderful, easy recipe.

very good, family loved it. cooked pineapple filling to low boil for 1 min. and used butter flavored shortening.

This turned out pretty good. My topping was a little too dry for my taste so I may use butter instead of shortening next time. I also used pineapple juice instead of the cup of water. I also a...

Excellent! I used fresh pineapple and add 1 tp of cinnamon to crumb topping and 1/2 tp of vanilla to filling. Thanks for the recipe.

4.5 really... My husband loved them & ate pretty much the entire pan. They have amazing flavor but I had an issue with the consistency. Something I'll just work on the next time I make them... T...