Piña Colada Dessert Squares

This is for you if you're dreaming about a cool and tropical dessert you can make ahead and serve to a crowd!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 7 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 15

Ingredients

Crust

1
cup all-purpose flour
1/4
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2
cup margarine or butter
3/4
cup flaked coconut
1/2
cup sliced almonds

Filling

1
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/2
pint (1 cup) whipping cream
2/3
cup milk
1
(3.4-oz.) pkg. instant coconut cream pudding and pie filling mix
1
(8-oz.) can crushed pineapple in unsweetened juice, undrained
2
tablespoons rum
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In medium bowl, combine flour and brown sugar; mix well. With pastry blender or fork, cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in coconut and almonds. Sprinkle evenly in ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. for 18 to 22 minutes or until golden brown, stirring twice. Reserve 1/2 cup crumbs for topping. With fork, press remaining crumbs evenly in bottom of pan. Cool 20 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually beat in whipping cream. Add milk and pudding mix; beat at high speed for about 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in pineapple and rum. Pour over cooled crust; spread evenly. Sprinkle with reserved crumbs. Cover; refrigerate at least 6 hours or until serving time. Cut into squares.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/15 of Recipe
    Calories
    300
    (
    Calories from Fat
    190),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    21g
    21%
    (Saturated Fat
    10g,
    10%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    220mg
    220%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    22g
    22%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    13g
    13%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 4 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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