This fun recipe will get your summer kicked off in the right way! These are a perfect poolside treat!
3 1/2 cups all purpose flour, divided
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
1 cup butter, softened and divided
1 cup granulated sugar
3 large eggs
1 20-ounce can crushed pineapple
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9x13 baking pan with wax or parchment paper.
In large bowl, whisk 2 1/2 cups of flour, coconut, brown sugar and baking soda. Using a pastry blender, cut in a half cup of butter until mixture is crumbly.
Reserve 1 cup mixture in a small bowl, and press remaining mixture into prepared pan. Bake for 10 minutes.
In a medium bowl, beat remaining 1/2 cup butter and granulated sugar. Add eggs one at a time beating after each one. Gradually beat in remaining 1 cup of flour.
Stir in pineapple, spread mixture onto crust and sprinkle with 1 cup reserved coconut mixture. Bake for about 25 minutes. Let cool.
Cut into squares and garnish with coconut flakes if desired.
Lori Lesley is the owner of her home-based business Rollin’ the Dough and Casseroles to Go. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.