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Tropical Bar Cookies Recipe
|Sliced almonds||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), divided (Dole Brand)|
|All purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Margarine||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), divided|
|Canned crushed pineapple in syrup||20 Ounce, drained (Dole Brand)|
|Light cream cheese||8 Ounce, softened (1 Package)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Flaked coconut||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2439 Calories from Fat 920
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 106 g162.7%
Saturated Fat 31.3 g156.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 238.7 mg
Sodium 1696.1 mg70.7%
Total Carbohydrates 305 g101.5%
Dietary Fiber 17.8 g71.3%
Sugars 177.8 g
Protein 66 g131.8%
Vitamin A 59% Vitamin C 70.5%
Calcium 96.5% Iron 53.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Chop 1/4 cup almonds for crust; mix with flour, margarine and 1/4 cup sugar in medium bowl until crumbly.
Press onto bottom of 9 inch square pan.
Bake 12 minutes.
Beat pineapple, cream cheese, egg, remaining 1/4 cup sugar and vanilla in large bowl until blended.
Pour over crust.
Top with coconut and remaining 1/4 cup sliced almonds.
Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown.
Cool on wire rack.
Refrigerate at least 2 hours before cutting into bars.