Pineapple Bars

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Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple in juice
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon plus 3/4 cup flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon each baking powder and salt
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup margarine, melted
  • 1/2 cup sliced natural almonds, toasted

Preparation

Combine undrained pineapple, 1/4 cup sugar and 1 Tbs. flour in saucepan; cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and clear. Lightly beat 1 egg; stir part of hot mixture into it, then mix with remaining hot mixture in saucepan. Cook, stirring, 2 minutes longer. Set aside. Mix 3/4 cup flour with baking powder, salt, oats, brown sugar and 1/4 cup melted margarine. Press into buttered 8-inch square pan; bake at 375 degrees, 10 minutes. Mix remaining 1/4 cup melted margarine, remaining egg and remaining 1/2 cup sugar with toasted almonds. Spread pineapple filling evenly over baked crust; spoon almond mixture over the top. Bake at 375 degrees, 30 minutes longer.
Cool and cut into bars.