Pineapple Scotchies

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by ellie_

Good for after school snacks or to add to a lunch bag. Recipe source: Bon Appetit (August 1984)

Top Review by CulinaryQueen

These were good, but there seems to be too much of the dry ingredients. I also misread and got a 6 oz. can of pineapple instead of 16 oz. As I didn't realise it until I was already making the recipe, I couldn't go out to the store. (the cats wouldn't go either as they were napping!) I wanted to give it some more substance, so added some pine nuts and sliced almonds. I have to agree with the other reviewer that this may be better in a larger baking dish.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Grease a 9-inch square baking pan.
  3. In a medium saucepan combine pineapple, sugar and jam and bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Let cool.
  4. In a food processor combine first 5 ingredients (flour - baking soda), and mix until crumbly using on/off turns.
  5. Sprinkle half of the flour mixture in the prepared pan. Pour pineapple filling over oat/flour mixture. Spread remaining oat/flour mixture over pineapple filling. Pat down gently.
  6. Bake for 35-40 minutes.
  7. Cool to room temperature and then cover with plastic wrap and let stand at room temperature overnight.
  8. Cut into bars to serve.

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