Tropical Cheesecake

Jean Fisher


My mother's recipe. This is easy to make.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Cool, creamy, and tart - the perfect blend for a refreshing summer pie. The sugary, buttery crust is divine. By not baking the crust, you really taste the great buttery flavor. We loved the little bits of pineapple in every bite. Add this recipe to your must-make summertime desserts. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 6 votes

6 - 8
1 Hr
No-Cook or Other


  • 1
    sleeve of graham crackers
  • 1/2 stick
    butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 - 8 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1/2 c
    confectioners sugar
  • 2 1/2 c
    crushed pineapple, drained
  • 6 - 8 oz
    Cool Whip

How to Make Tropical Cheesecake


  1. Crush graham crackers into crumbs.
  2. Put into pie plate. Add sugar and butter to graham cracker crumbs and combine.
  3. Make into a pie shell. Put pie plate in the refrigerator.
  4. Whip cream cheese and confectioners sugar in a bowl until light and fluffy.
  5. Stir in drained pineapple.
  6. Fold Cool Whip into pineapple mixture.
  7. Spread over crust. Sprinkle reserved crumbs on top of pie.

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About Tropical Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Collection: Cheesecake
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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