Pineapple: Pineapple Cheese Squares

posted by Schmitty 07-09-103 2:46 AM

Pineapple Cheese Squares

2 cups flour
2/3 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup toasted almonds, chopped
1/2 cup icing sugar

2 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
2/3 cup pineapple juice
1/4 cup flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 (20 oz.) can crushed pineapple, drained
1 cup pineapple juice
1/2 cup whipping cream

Crust: Mix all ingredient until crumbly. Press in the bottom of a 13 x 9" baking pan. Bake in a 350 degree oven until set, approx. 15 minutes.

Cake: Beat cream cheese until smooth and fluffy. Beat in 1/2 cup sugar and eggs. Stir in 2/3 cup pineapple juice. Pour over hot crust. Bake 20 minutes. Cool.

Mix flour and 1/4 cup sugar in saucepan. Stir in 1 cup pineapple juice. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly for 1 minute. Remove from heat, fold in pineapple. Cool. Beat cream until stiff. Fold into pineapple mixture. Spread over cheese mixture in pan. Chill until set, about 4 hours. Cut into squares.

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