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Retro Pineapple Dessert Squares

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Ingredients

Filling

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 cups crushed pineapple

Crumb Crust

  • 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine

Instructions

  1. Filling: Combine sugar and flour in saucepan; mix well.
  2. Add orange rind and butter.
  3. Gradually stir in pineapple; cook, stirring constantly until mixture thickens; cool and set aside.
  4. Crumb Crust: Combine sugar, oats, flour, baking soda and salt; mix well.
  5. Stir in softened butter or margarine; set aside 1 cup crumb mixture.
  6. Pat remaining mixture evenly in greased 11 x 7-inch pan; spread cold filling over crust.
  7. Top with reserved crumb mixture.
  8. Bake in 350 degree F oven for 40 minutes. Cool.
  9. Cut into 12 squares.
  10. Serve plain or with sweetened whipped cream.