Aloha Pineapple Squares

Chilled Dessert Recipes | 3 comments

This was one of my favorite summertime desserts when I was a kid. We used to make it for outdoor summer get togethers.

Aloha Pineapple Squares

Joan Donogh
Creamy pineapple dessert on a graham wafer crust.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 32 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

  • 2 1/2 cups graham wafer crumbs
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups icing confectioners' sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 can 19 oz. crushed pineapple, drained

Instructions
 

  • Mix graham wafer crumbs, melted butter, sugar and cinnamon. Reserve 3/4 cup of this mixture for topping. Press the rest into an 8 x 12 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 12 minutes. Cool.
  • With mixer cream butter and icing sugar. Add egg yolks and beat until light. Spread over the cooled crust.
  • Beat whipping cream until stiff. Fold in pineapple. Spread over the second layer in the pan. Sprinkle the reserved crumb mixture over top.
  • Chill for several hours or overnight. Cut into squares to serve.

 

3 Comments

  1. Wendi Taylor

    HI

    I had the worst time spreading the butter/icing sugar/yolks mixture over the cooled crust. Very sticky.

    Any hints?

    Wendi

    Reply
    • joan

      Try dropping spoonfuls spread out over the crust so it doesn’t have as far to spread. When the whipped cream mixture goes on top it will cover up any mess!

      Reply
  2. Rhea Kowitz

    5 stars
    I think it was great but I do agree the icing was hard but with that tip it help. The cake was the best but, a little more frosting and less crust.

    Reply

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