Hot Pineapple Casserole
|Categories:||Fruit Sides, Other Side Dishes, Crackers, Quick & Easy, For Kids, Vegetarian, Healthy|
|Keywords:||butter, cheese, hot, Casserole, pineapple, jello, sugar, juice, cheddar, ritz, shredded, Jell-O, Water, cornstarch, 100, chunks|
|Serves:||4 - 8|
|1 sm bx||pineapple jell-o, dry|
|1 - 20 oz can(s)||pineapple chunks in 100% pineapple juice|
|8 oz||cheddar cheese, shredded|
|2 sleeves||ritz crackers|
|1 stk||butter, melted|
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DirectionsPreheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8" x 8" baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.In a medium pot over medium heat, whisk together water, sugar, pineapple jell-o mix & cornstarch until thoroughly combined & you get all the lumps out.Turn heat up to high & let mixture to come to a boil & thicken. Continue to whisk. Once thickened take off heat & drain pineapple chunks thoroughly, reserve pineapple juice. Add drained pineapple chunks to pot & stir.While pineapple mixture is cooling, begin making topping. In food processor, finely crush Ritz crackers. Add crackers, melted butter & reserved pineapple juice into a medium bowl & stir until combined.Add shredded cheese to cooled pineapple mixture & pour into prepared baking dish. Spread cracker topping over pineapple mixture. Bake for 30 - 35 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Serve warm!