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[Cookie Elf File #259] Pineapple Coconut Bar Cookie: Easy Cookie Recipe from Bake-Off #35
August 07, 2018
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Pineapple Coconut Bar Cookies: tropical layer bars perfect for the throes of midsummer. Enjoy!

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Feature: Pineapple Coconut Bar Cookies from Pillsbury Bake-Off #35

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Tropical layers!

Don’t let the ingredient list for Pineapple Coconut Bar Cookies deter you. The cake mix saves you steps. And while these bars have four layers, each layer has just a couple of ingredients. Each comes together quickly.

This bar cookie recipe is not only a winner when it comes to simplicity, but also in nationwide popularity. It was a favorite in the iconic Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest #35 in 1992.

Prep time: 15-20 minutes
Bake time: 30-40 minutes
Cooling time: about 1 hour
Makes 36 bars

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That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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