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Pineapple-Cherry Squares Recipe
|Fine vanilla wafer crumbs||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Flaked coconut||3 1⁄2 Ounce (1.25 Cups)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Confectioners sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted|
|Canned crushed pineapple||9 Ounce, drained (1 Cup)|
|Broken walnuts||1 Cup (16 tbs) (California)|
|Chopped maraschino cherries||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), well drained|
|Heavy cream||1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped|
Calories 612 Calories from Fat 416
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 47 g72.6%
Saturated Fat 21.3 g106.3%
Trans Fat 0.2 g
Cholesterol 110.4 mg
Sodium 44.3 mg1.8%
Total Carbohydrates 42 g14%
Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.5%
Sugars 31.1 g
Protein 8 g15.7%
Vitamin A 15.3% Vitamin C 0.54%
Calcium 6.4% Iron 8.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Cream butter; gradually add confectioners' sugar, creaming till light.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.
Spread mixture over coconut.
Fold pineapple, nuts, and cherries into whipped cream; spread over mixture in pan.
Sprinkle with remaining coconut and crumbs.
Chill about 4 hours.
Cut in squares.