Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

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

Ingredients Nutrition


  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.


Most Helpful

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.

CulinaryQueen September 14, 2007

These were easy to make with the food processor, but I found them to be dry. I think there was too much flour/oatmeal to fruit ratio. I think it may be better in a 9x13 pan to spread the flour/oatmeal mix thinner. The fruit flavor combo was tastey but kind of got lost.

KelBel February 03, 2006

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