Pineapple Cream Cheese Bars

I hope that everyone had a good weekend! Our weekend went by too quickly…even if all we did was some much needed work around the house.

I’ve been feeling a little bit under the weather lately, so I decided to make something very simple for dessert tonight. These Pineapple Cream Cheese Bars are an easy treat to make when you don’t feel like putting in a whole lot of effort.They are based on an old Hawaiian recipe.

You will need:

2 cups graham cracker crumbs

1/2 cup melted butter

2  1/2  cups boiling water

1 cup sugar

3 envelopes gelatin

1 1/2 cup crushed pineapple

2 8-oz packages cream cheese

Whipped cream

Mix graham cracker crumbs and melted butter together and press into pan.

Dissolve gelatin and sugar in boiling water

Add pineapple. Let the mixture cool some some.

Cream the cream cheese with mixer

Add pineapple and gelatin mixture. It will look a little watery and lumpy. Place bowl in the fridge for a short while until it is just starting to set (don’t wait until it sets completely), then remove and beat with mixer.

Pour mixture over crust and place back into refrigerator for several hours or until set.

After it sets, top it with whipped cream, slice and serve. Super simple! 🙂

Linking to:

StoneGable
Cast Party Wednesday

Nutmeg Place

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20 thoughts on “Pineapple Cream Cheese Bars

  1. I can’t wait to make these! So funny….I was at the store earlier today and almost bought pineapple. I was in a hurry and was thinking I didn’t have a plan for it ~ now I do! Love all the ingredients and my family will too. Thanks for sharing!

    Pat

  2. This looks yummy! I will have to try it, I only wish I had this last Friday I was looking for a simple dessert w/pineapple for a party. Thanks for sharing. Visiting from Debbiedoos.

  3. This I have to try… it looks SO GOOD!!!!!! YUMMY!!! I can’t wait to make this… Thanks for linking up to the ALL STARS BLOCK PARTY!!!! Thanks for sharing this great recipe…

    Carri
    simplydonewright.blogspot.com

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