Peanutty Piña Colada Bars combine the flavor of pineapple and coconut with NESTLÉ®
TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Morsels in a twist on the traditional recipe.
1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
3/4 cup granulated
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 large eggs, beaten
1/2 teaspoon coconut
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups (12-ounce
package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Morsels
1/3 cup piña colada-flavored
1/2 cup flaked coconut, toasted
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
Combine peanut butter and butter in large saucepan. Cook over medium heat,
stirring often, until melted and combined.
Remove from heat.
Stir in granulated
sugar, brown sugar, eggs, coconut extract and vanilla extract until combined.
Stir in flour.
Spread in prepared pan.
Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cool completely in pan
on wire rack.
Melt morsels in medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%)
power for 1 minute; stir. Morsels may retain some of their original shape. If
necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just
until morsels are melted.
Stir in yogurt.
Spread over cooled bars.
Sprinkle with toasted coconut.
Let stand until topping is cooled.
Cut into bars.
Cover; store in refrigerator.
Preparation Time: 20 mins Cooking Time: 18 mins Servings: 32 bars
To toast coconut, spread coconut in single layer in shallow baking pan. Bake
in a 350 degrees F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until light brown, watching carefully
and stirring 2 to 3 times to prevent burning.
Jennifer Sweigert of Lynn Haven, FL created this wonderful bar cookie.