Southern Pineapple Bar Cookies

READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
Recipe by grandma2969

this will make about 16 bars...prep time includes chill time

Top Review by BakerNurse

Awesome recipe - very easy to put together - coworkers loved this! A nice change from all the chocolate - thanks for the recipe

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain pineapple. Set aside.
  2. Mix flour and butter. Chop 1/4 cup almonds. Add to mixture with 1/4 cup sugar. Mix till crumbly. Press crumb mixture into 9" square pan.
  3. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes.
  4. Beat cream cheese, egg, remaining 1/4 cup sugar, vanilla and drained pineapple. Mix well.
  5. Pour over crust.
  6. Top with coconut and remaining sliced 1/4 cup almonds.
  7. Continue to bake 35-40 minutes until golden brown.
  8. Cool on rack.
  9. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before cutting into bars.

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