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Pineapple Cheesecake Squares Recipe
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Pineapple Cheesecake Squares Recipe

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"EVERYONE seems to love this dessert, perhaps because it's not too sweet. A cousin gave me the recipe long time ago, much to the delight of my children, who always enjoyed it. It's light and delicious."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES: 9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter
  • FILLING:
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Ground cinnamon

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 234 calories, 15 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 212 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar and salt; cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Press into an ungreased 8-in. square baking dish. Bake at 325° for 12 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. For filling, drain pineapple, reserving the juice; set pineapple and juice aside. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and flour. Add egg; beat on low just until combined. Add pineapple juice. Gradually add milk and vanilla. Sprinkle pineapple over crust. Slowly pour filling over pineapple. Sprinkle with cinnamon.
  3. Bake at 325° for 1 hour or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack for 1 hour. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Pineapple Cheesecake Squares in Reminisce Extra April 1995, p47

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 234 calories, 15 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 212 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein.

Reviews for Pineapple Cheesecake Squares

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Reviewed Nov. 11, 2011

As the filling is very runny, I didn't think it would work but the result was a very light, tasty square that I would certainly make again. I did have to bake it for 1 hour, 18 minutes though. Excellent recipe for a light dessert for summer.

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Reviewed Jan. 4, 2008

I've made these several times and my family always enjoys the results. Even my father who never cared for cheesecake liked these squares. This recipe is a definite keeper.

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