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Fresh Pineapple Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups lime juice, about 20 limes
  • 2 cups white tequila
  • 2 cups Triple Sec
  • 2 1/2 cups fresh squeezed organic pineapple juice
  • Fresh organic pineapple slices, for garnish

Preparation:

Combine the lime juice, tequila, Triple Sec, and pineapple juice. Fill a cocktail shaker 1/2-way with ice and fill 2/3 full with the margarita mixture. Shake for 30 seconds and pour into glasses. Decorate with fresh pineapple slices and serve ice cold.

Great for hot days by the pool!

Pineapple Coconut Bars

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour, stir before measuring

Filling:

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour, stir before measuring
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup Organics Unlimited coconut, flaked
  • 1/4 cup fresh Organics Unlimited pineapple
  • 3/4 cup toasted chopped macadamia nuts, almonds, or pecans*

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 350°.

Blend crust ingredients together well; pat into a greased 9-inch square or 10 x 7-inch oblong baking pan. Bake crust for 10 minutes, until just barely browned; set aside.

Sift 1/4 cup flour with baking powder and salt. In a mixing bowl, beat eggs with brown sugar; stir in flour mixture then coconut, pineapple, and toasted nuts. Spread topping mixture over the baked crust; bake 25 to 30 minutes, until set. Cut into bars while warm. Makes about 32 bars.

*To toast nuts, spread out in a single layer on a baking sheet. Toast in a 350° oven, stirring occasionally, for 10 to 15 minutes. Or, toast in an ungreased skillet over medium heat, stirring, until golden brown and aromatic.

Great for snacks, desserts, and impressing your guests!