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This recipe for Frosted Pineapple Squares, by Peggy Haynie, is from The Haynie Family Cookbook,
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1/2 c sugar 3 T cornstarch 1/4 tsp salt 1 egg yolk slightly beaten 1 #14 can crushed pineapple Cook 7 min stirring often. Cool. Dough: 2/3 c scalded milk (heat in microwave) 1 tsp sugar 1 T yeast 1/4 c warm water 4 egg yolks beaten 1 c margarine softened 3 c flour
Add sugar to milk and cool. Dissolve yeast in 1/4 c water and combine with milk mixture. Cut margarine into flour and combine with liquids. Mix into a dough ball. Divide into two pieces and roll out into cookie sheet. Spread pineapple mix over rolled out dough and top with second rolled out dough. Seal edges. Let rise 1 hour. Bake @ 350º for 35 to 40 min or until golden brown. Cool and frost with cream cheese frosting.
These are so good. They are a bit of work but are one of those "wow" kind of desserts. This recipe belongs to Grandma Mortensen
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