Macadamia Nut Piña Colada Bars

Macadamia Nut Piña Colada Bars

These bars will help you imagine you're on a tropical island!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:55

Hr:Mins

Makes

2

dozen

Bars
1
can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple
1
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
3
tablespoons powdered sugar
2
eggs
1
cup granulated sugar
3/4
cup chopped macadamia nuts
1/2
cup flaked coconut
1/4
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon rum extract
Pineapple Glaze
1/2
cup powdered sugar
2
to 3 teaspoons reserved pineapple juice
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of square pan, 8x8x2 or 9x9x2 inches, with shortening. Drain pineapple well, reserving 3 teaspoons juice for Pineapple Glaze. In medium bowl, mix 1 cup flour, the butter and 3 tablespoons powdered sugar with spoon until flour is moistened. Press in pan. Bake 10 minutes.
  2. In medium bowl, beat eggs with wire whisk until blended. Stir in pineapple and all remaining Bar ingredients. Spread over partially baked crust.
  3. Bake bars 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  4. In small bowl, mix all Pineapple Glaze ingredients until smooth and thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle glaze over bars. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
Makes 2 dozen bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Paper umbrellas and mini blow-up palm trees make great party decor for an island party.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 160
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 70mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.