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Frosted Pineapple Dessert Bars

Sometimes the best recipes are made in a panic.

These Frosted Pineapple Dessert Bars were inspired by the week-old pineapple rotting away on my counter.

I picked it up while at the grocery store because it was on sale and even though the sale price was still a dollar or so more than I would get excited about, it was a decent deal considering how overpriced pineapples are.

I imagined myself in the kitchen looking like something out of I Love Lucy, wearing an apron over my perfectly ironed dress while whipping up some kind of 7 layered pineapple perfection for my family.

I also had that song stuck in my head, you know that Pen Pineapple Apple Pen song?

My daughter was singing it before school that morning and I could not get it out of my head, I can’t stand when that happens.

So I bought a pineapple, thanks Melody.

Now that a week had gone by and this overpriced fruit had not been put to good use, I decided to create a new recipe.

I gathered ingredients to see what I had on hand to work with and despite the fact that I resembled a before photo for a fashion makeover, I still decided to whip up that pineapple perfection for my family.

I didn’t want to make that 7 layered thing I originally had in mind because in reality, I only have a couple of baking pans so I was in for like three layers max at this point.

So I settled on just one layer and boy am I glad I did, these Frosted Pineapple Dessert Bars turned out to be one of my husbands’ favorite desserts.

I love when I stumble upon something like that, there is nothing more satisfying in this world to me than to see my husband enjoy something I have made for him.

I also love when a dessert is made from scratch and super easy to recreate, lucky for me, these Frosted Pineapple Dessert Bars are both of those things!

Grab a 9 x 13 inch baking pan, grease that rectangular fella up and get started making these Frosted Pineapple Dessert Bars. 

All you have to do is mix all of the ingredients together ensuring the pineapple has been almost liquified in the blender and pour the mixture into the pan.

Bake in a preheated oven set at 350 for about 30-35 minutes.

The outside will begin to brown and look cake like when done.

Pull out of the oven and begin making the frosting to pour on top of the warm pineapple bars.

The frosting for these Pineapple Bars is just a simple cream cheese frosting.

In a mixer beat the frosting ingredients until well mixed.

Pour the frosting on top of the warm pineapple dessert bars when fresh out of the oven.

Refrigerate and serve when cold in order to enjoy the bars without a gooey mess, it tastes great both ways but is preferred cold.

What recipes have you created on the fly in your kitchen that turned out the best?

Tell me about that and let me know if you have tried these Frosted Pineapple Dessert Bars.

Frosted Pineapple Dessert Bars

Frosted Pineapple Dessert Bars

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of all purpose flour
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 of a Pineapple
  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
  • 1 stick of Butter
  • 1 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup of powdered sugar

Instructions

    Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
    Make sure you blend the pineapple in a blender thoroughly before adding to the batter.
    For the bars, mix all of the ingredients together and pour them into the pan.
    Bake at 350 for about 30-35 minutes.
    The outside will begin to brown and look cake-like when done.
    Pull out of the oven and immediately begin making the frosting pour on top of the warm pineapple bars.
    In a mixer beat the frosting ingredients until well mixed. Pour on top of warm pineapple dessert bars.
    Refrigerate and serve when cold in order to enjoy the bars without a gooey mess, it tastes great both ways but is preferred cold.

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Tamra Phelps

Monday 19th of November 2018

I really like pineapple in desserts. These bars sound delicious.

Jenny

Friday 29th of June 2018

Yummy, I love pineapple. I'll have to save this for later and make it sometime this summer for a BBQ party!

Lisa Marie Heath

Thursday 21st of June 2018

Pineapple is my favorite fruit! I seriously need to make these (and I probably won't share...)

These look delicious

Kita Bryant

Thursday 21st of June 2018

This is definitely one for my family. Pineapple is one of the best flavors too!

Cindy Gordon

Thursday 21st of June 2018

These bars look delicious. The kids would love to snack on theses!

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