You don’t have to visit Hawaii to enjoy these wonderful Hawaiian Pineapple Cheesecake Bars. They are truly awesome! A mixture of pineapple, coconut, and cream cheese is absolutely “Hawaiian heaven” to the taste buds. Believe me, you’ll get rave reviews when you serve them!
- 1 cup flour
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 8 oz. cream cheese
- 2 Tbsp. sugar
- 2 Tbsp. milk
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1 8 oz. can crushed pineapple, drained well
- 1 cup coconut
- 1 tbsp. melted butter
- Combine crust ingredients and pat into a 9″ square pan.
- Bake @350 degrees for 15 minutes and Cool
- Combine cream cheese, sugar, milk, egg and vanilla. Fold in drained crushed pineapple and spread over cooled crust
- Combine coconut and 1 Tbsp. melted butter. Sprinkle on top of the filling.
- Bake bars at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes. (or until coconut is just slightly toasted and filling is set.)
- Cool. Place in refrigerator. Cut into small squares with a wet knife.
- These bars freeze very well!
While I love chocolate, these are a nice diversion with fantastic flavor. For holidays, decorate with a half cherry.
These are wonderful to make ahead for an occasion as they freeze well. I must confess that sometimes I can’t wait for them to thaw out before I eat one! YUM!
Enjoy these Hawaiian Pineapple Cheesecake Bars anytime of the year!
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