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Tropical Pineapple Coconut Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Tropical Pineapple Coconut Bars, by , is from ~ Dinner's Ready The Easy Way ~, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Terri De Caro
Added: Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
BASE:
* 1 package yellow cake mix
* 1 1/2 cups quick oats
* 1/2 cup softened butter
* 1 egg

FOR FILLING:
* 1/2 cup flour
* 1 {14 ounce can} sweetenened condensed milk
* 1 {8 ounce} can crushed pineapple
drained well/reserve the liquid
* 1/2 tsp. nutmeg

FOR TOPPING:
* 1 cup chopped macadamia nuts
* 1 cup coconut flakes
* 1 cup white chocolate chips

FOR GLAZE:
* 1 cup powdered sugar
* 4 to 6 tsp. of the reserved pineapple liquid

Directions:
Directions:
*Heat the oven to 350.*Lightly grease 9x13 glass baking dish.*In a large bowl combine all the base ingredients at low speed 'til crumbly,reserving 1 1/2 cups of the crumb mixture.*Press the rest into the prepared pan.*Lightly spoon the needed amount of flour into a measuring cup & level off.*Combine with all the filling ingredients in a medium bowl,mix well & pour onto the crumb base.*Add the topping ingredients with the reserved crumb mix & sprinkle evenly over the filling.*Bake for 30 to 40 minutes 'til golden brown.*Let it cool completely.*In a small bowl,combine the drizzle ingredients to desired consistency & drizzle over the bars.*Cut into bars once the drizzle is set.*Keep covered & in the fridge.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
36 bars
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes prep-ready to serve in a few hours

 

 

 

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