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Pineapple Coconut Squares Recipe

Pineapple Coconut Squares Recipe

"I don't remember where I got this recipe, but I'm glad I have it," says field editor Elaine Anderson from Aliquippa, Pennsylvania.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups flaked coconut

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar. Beat in egg. Combine flour and baking powder; stir into egg mixture. Press into a 9-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Spread pineapple over crust; set aside.
  • 2. For topping, in a small bowl, beat butter and sugar until blended. Beat in eggs. Stir in coconut. Spread over pineapple. Bake at 325° for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack before cutting. Yield: 16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 192 calories, 7 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 79 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.