Perfect Pineapple Casserole

Perfect Pineapple Casserole Recipe

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Vickie Parks


This is a Southern classic. It's great as a side dish or a dessert. I served it as a side dish to go with our baked ham, but it would be great as a dessert too. I'll certainly remember this recipe for pot-luck parties. It's too good to pass up!


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3 Tbsp
pineapple gelatin (jello) mix
3/4 c
granulated sugar
2 Tbsp
1 c
20 oz
can pineapple tidbits, drained
1 c
finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 c
butter-flavored cracker crumbs (like ritz)
2 Tbsp
butter, melted

How to Make Perfect Pineapple Casserole


  • 1Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat an 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray; set aside.
  • 2In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, whisk together gelatin mix, sugar, cornstarch, and water until mixture is smooth. Bring mixture to a boil and continue to whisk until thickened. Stir in pineapple tidbits and cheese. Pour mixture into baking dish.
  • 3In a medium mixing bowl, combine cracker crumbs and melted butter. Sprinkle buttered crumbs over the pineapple mixture.
  • 4Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes, or until golden brown and thoroughly heated throughout.

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About Perfect Pineapple Casserole

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium, Low Carb

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