Pineapple Bars

by AW, Cookie Club Member

Recipe Courtesy of

Category: Desserts, Bars

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Level: Easy to Bake

Yield: 32 Bars


20 ounces crushed pineapple

2 c. chopped dates

3 c. old-fashioned oats

1 c. wheat germ

1 c. coconut

1 c. chopped walnuts

1/4 tsp. salt

1 1/4 c. orange juice

1/4 c. coconut or other favorite oil


Combine pineapple and dates in a saucepan. Cook on medium heat until thickened. Stir frequently. In a large bowl, mix oats, wheat germ, coconut, walnuts and salt. Stir in orange juice and oil. Press half of the oat mixture in a greased 9x13-inch pan. Spread the pineapple mixture on top and sprinkle on the rest of the oat mixture. Press down lightly. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool and cut into 32 bars.