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Orange Pineapple Crumble Bars

Orange Pineapple Crumble Bars

Orange Pineapple Crumble Bars. A brown butter shortbread base topped with a fresh pineapple and orange compote then topped with a coconut graham crumb crumble. Simply scrumptious!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 24 cookie bars
Calories 152 kcal
Author Barry C. Parsons


For the bottom layer

  • 1 ¼ cups flour
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¼ cup brown sugar

For the filling

  • 2 cups chopped fresh pineapple about a 1/2 inch dice
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 1 rounded tablespoon corn starch
  • about an ounce of water

For the crumble topping

  • ¾ cup graham crumbs
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ¼ cup unsweetened coconut optional


To prepare the bottom layer

  1. Crumble together the flour, butter and brown sugar with your hands or pulse together in a food processor until the butter is fully incorporated.
  2. Press into 9x9 inch pan, lined with parchment paper. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.

To prepare the filling

  1. Boil together the pineapple, sugar, orange zest and juice gently for about 10 minutes:
  2. Mix together the1 rounded tablespoon corn starch with about an ounce of water.
  3. Pour into the gently boiling pineapple mixture and cook for an additional minute stirring constantly until thickened. Cool for about 15 minutes, then pour onto the baked base.

To prepare the crumble topping

  1. Mix together the graham crumbs, sugar, butter, flour and coconut.
  2. Sprinkle topping over filling. Bake at 350 degrees for 25- 30 minutes until golden brown on top. Cool completely before cutting into bars or squares.
Nutrition Facts
Orange Pineapple Crumble Bars
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie bar)
Calories 152 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 70mg3%
Potassium 88mg3%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 211IU4%
Vitamin C 7mg8%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.