1 cup butter
3/4 cup sugar
3 cups flour
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp salt
Mix dry ingredients together and cut in butter. Sprinkle mixture with vanilla and continue cutting until mixed. The mixture will be quite fine, powdery. Pat 2/3 of the mixture into the bottom of a greased 9′ X 13″ baking dish. Set the remaining 1/3 aside.
1 large can crushed pineapple, including juice (about 4 1/2 cups)
1 cup sugar
1 egg yolk
4 tbsp cornstarch
1 tsp lemon juice
Combine all ingredients in a medium sauce pan. Cook and stir constantly until thick.
Spread filling on top of crumbs in baking dish. Cover with reserved crumbs. Bake at 325 degrees for
45-50 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely and cut into 2 inch squares.
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30 thoughts on “Pineapple Squares”
My grocery store has a pineapple pastry that is good but this one looks so much better with more pineapple-y goodness! Pinning! Over The Apple Tree
Thanks Laura I hope your not disappointed. It sounds like big shoes to fill, the grocery store. Come see us again soon.
Those look so yummy, thanks for sharing!
Thanks for your comment. Come see us again.
I love pineapple, so I’m definitely going to have to try this one! Pinned and tweeted. 🙂
You’re sure to love this. My husband loves pineapple and he ate most of the pan. Thanks for stopping by.
I saw your link on Have a daily cup of Mrs. Olson and love pineapple! I’m going to make it and when I do I’ll link it back to you.
Thanks for sharing.
Thank you Linda. I hope you enjoy it. See you again soon.
This looks so yummy. We both love pineapple so this I must try. Coming over from Thursday Favorite Things.
I hope it meets your expectations. Thanks for your comment.
Gimme crumble on anything and I’m a happy girl. But pineapple?! I’m even happier!
Me too! Crumble and fruit especially. Come see us again.
Looks so yummy!!! Added to my must try folder 🙂
Be careful it is hard to eat just one. Come see us again.
Yum, these look so great with pineapple! A nice change from lemon bars. 🙂 I’ll have to try these! Thanks for sharing the recipe. Visiting from Weekend Wind Down 🙂
They are refreshing change. Take them to a party and listen to the comments. Thanks.
This looks SO tasty! My kids love pinapple! Sharing on social media.
Thank you Hilary, come visit again.
I love anything with a crumb top. These look delicious!! Thanks for sharing them with SYC. Pinned.
Jann thanks for the pin. I hope you enjoy them.
Hi Mary Ellen, just hopping back to let you know that I will be featuring you at SYC this week.
Thank you for the feature, I enjoy your site.
love it did you know pineapple has a health benefit its an anti-inflammatory so getting it in a pastry is absolutely the bomb great taste and makes my knee feel better definitley pinned have a great week and zen hugs all around
No, I didn’t know that about pineapple. Thanks for the info. Come see us again.
This just looks fantastic! I love it. Kind of like a lemon bar only with pineapple. Pinning!
When you bite into them you have to tell your brain that they are not lemon. Your taste buds get a little confused. Thank for coming to see us.
I love this twist on lemon bars!!! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!
Wow those look so good! Is the recipe written with the adjustments you mentioned in your recipe NOTES? Thank you!
Pineapple bars were great! Sort of like pie. Did a version with blueberries (minus the egg yolk). Also great!
Thank you for sharing your variation. I love that you tried these and loved them. Come visit us again.