One Pineapple Coconut Dessert Bar on a piece of parchment paper on a white surface with the glass dish of bars in the background
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Pineapple Coconut Dessert Bars

Make a coconut crust filled with a pineapple topping and crumble for a perfect summer tropical dessert.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword coconut, pineapple
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 280kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch

Equipment

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup coconut shredded

Filling

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 14 oz pineapple crushed, with juice
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F
  • Grease an 8x8 baking dish
  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine all crust ingredients, using a pastry blender
  • Press 2/3 of the crust mixture into the greased dish
  • In a medium saucepan, whisk all of the filling ingredients
  • Bring to a boil, stirring constantly so it doesn't burn
  • Cook for about 5-7 minutes, until it starts to thicken
  • Remove the pan from the heat and let it cool slightly
  • Pour the pineapple mixture over the crust
  • Sprinkle with the remaining crumble
  • Bake for about 25-30 minutes, until the topping is golden brown

Nutrition

Calories: 280kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 95mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Vitamin C: 16.5mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 0.9mg