Pineapple Coconut Bars
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Pound, softened (1/2 cup)|
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs) (firmly packed)|
|Almond extract||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Baking powder||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Coconut||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), flaked|
|Crushed pineapple||8 Ounce (packed in its own juice)|
In large bowl of an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until creamy; beat in eggs and almond extract.
In another bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, blending thoroughly.
Stir in coconut and pineapple.
Spread mixture evenly in a greased and flour-dusted 9-inch square baking pan.
Bake in a 350Â° oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched.
Let cool in pan on a rack, then cut into 1 by 2 1/4-inch bars.