Plenty of pineapple and pecans make this bar cookie a people-pleaser plate.
Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour, 2/3 cup powdered sugar, 1 cup butter, 1 can (20 oz) crushed pineapple in syrup or juice, drained, 4 eggs, 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed, 1/3 cup all-purpose flour, 2 cups coarsely chopped pecans.
Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. For crust, combine 2 cups flour and powdered sugar. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Press into bottom of 13 x 9 inch baking pan, spreading evenly. Bake for 15 minutes. While crust is baking, prepare topping: Combine drained pineapple, eggs, brown sugar and 1/3 cup flour in mixing bowl; stir in pecans. Remove pan from oven and pour topping over partially baked crust. Place back in oven and further bake for 30-35 minutes or until set. Remove from oven to cooling rack to cool completely. Cut into bars.
Makes 32 bars.
"Treasury of Holiday Cookies" published by Publications International, LTD, Lincolnwood, IL, in 1994.