Easy Pina Colada Dessert Bars

Easy Pina Colada Dessert Bars

This is a great recipe for a quick, easy and delicious dessert!  And Easy Pina Colada Desserts Bars is a perfect recipe for those last minute holiday gatherings, or when you’re running short on time and energy during the busy holiday season!

If you are like me, you’ve got a long list of things to be done before Christmas.  Hectic work, school and holiday festivities can really limit the time you have to be in the kitchen cooking up something fabulous to wow your friends, family and co-workers with.  So if you’re looking for a quick and delicious dessert recipe, look no further, because Easy Pina Colada Dessert Bars is certainly both quick AND delicious!

In Cornfed Creations’ Cookbook, I’ve shared a recipe for ‘Sticky Bars’, which is also an easy and delicious recipe for a decadent dessert.  However, this time, I wanted to add a little fruit in the dessert, so I decided to tweak the original Sticky Bars recipe in order to add a whole different level of flavors.  With adding pineapple, brown sugar and white chocolate chips, I give you Easy Pina Colada Dessert Bars!  These yummy bars turned out absolutely amazing!  So naturally, I also wanted to share it here with all of you!

easy pina colada dessert bars

Once the crust is in place, top with yummy, sweetened coconut flakes…

easy pina colada dessert bars

The coconut and pineapple give this rich and decadent dessert just a hint of brightness and a very tropical taste!  Yummmmm!!!

easy pina colada dessert bars

Layering Easy Pina Colada Dessert Bars  is certainly part of what makes this yummy dessert so easy!

Easy Pina Colada Dessert Bars

Adding walnuts to Easy Pina Colada Dessert Bars gives this delicious dessert an additional depth of flavor and richness!

Easy pina colada dessert bars

Pouring the sweetened condensed milk over the ingredients really takes this dessert over the top!

easy pina colada dessert bars

Easy Pina Colada Dessert Bars

Yields 24 Bars

Quick, easy & delicious!

15 minPrep Time

30 minCook Time

45 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

¾ c. butter, melted
2 c. graham cracker crumbs
20 oz. can crushed pineapple, drained
2 c. sweetened coconut flakes
2 c. chopped walnuts
12 oz. pkg. white chocolate chips
1 c. brown sugar
14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350’F.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, combine ½ cup of the melted butter and ½ cup of the brown sugar with the graham cracker crumbs.
  3. Mix well, then pat down in a greased 9”x13” baking pan to make the crust. Add coconut evenly over crust, then layer the chips, pineapple, remaining brown sugar and walnuts.
  4. Pour milk evenly over the top of all ingredients.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until crust is golden brown, chips are melted and filling is bubbly and slightly browned.
  6. Allow to cool completely before cutting into bars.
  7. Makes approximately 24 bars.
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Easy Pina Colada Desserts Bars could be made quickly in the morning, before your busy day begins.  Then ready to cut and grab on the way out the door in the evening, heading to your holiday gathering!  I hope you’ll give it a try!  And please let me know what you think!  Have a great week!  Lisa 🙂

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