Pineapple Crumble Bars

Anthony Nicometi Jr


This is more a heavily modified recipe from Ina Garten (The Barefoot Contessa). She made Raspberry crumble bars. But for the SECOND TIME. Her very same shortbread recipe stuck to my pan...And even the dough was near tasteless. So I just added too it, and changed the filling!

I made these for my friends parents, and snuck them into their bags before they left for their honeymoon. And they RAVED about them. So I hope you enjoy these!!!

P.S. This works with any preserves / jam. So change it up!!! :)

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6-12 Bars (Depending how you cut them. I prefer 6)
20 Min
45 Min


  • 2 stick
    unsalted butter (room temp)
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 1/3 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 10 -12 oz
    pineapple jam or preserves

  • 1/3
    dough (refer to recipe)
  • 2/3
    fruitless granola (usually found in the bulk section)

How to Make Pineapple Crumble Bars


  1. Cream the butter and sugar together until thoroughly combined.
  2. Sift the flour and salt together and mix. Then add to the butter mixture, mixing until it almost comes together in a ball. Turn the dough out on a board. Lightly pat two-thirds (Reserving 1/3 of the dough) of the dough evenly on the bottom of a 9-inch square baking pan.

    Spread with the jam. Then, Mix the granola into the remaining dough with your hands. Break the dough into small bits and distribute it on top of the jam, covering most of the surface.
  3. Bake bars for about 45 mins at 350. or until lightly browned.
  4. Cool for about 2 hours, then cut into 6 bars (or smaller if preferred. And enjoy!! :)

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About Pineapple Crumble Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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