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Macadamia Nut Piña Colada Bars

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Macadamia Nut Piña Colada Bars
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 55 min
  • Servings 24
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These bars will help you imagine you're on a tropical island!
Updated Jul 22, 2005

Ingredients

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
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Paper umbrellas and mini blow-up palm trees make great party decor for an island party.

Nutrition

160 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 20g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
0%
Saturated Fat
3g
0%
Cholesterol
30mg
0%
Sodium
70mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
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.
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