Pineapple Cheese Salad

Pineapple Cheese Salad Recipe

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Mary Ann Hanson

By
@DeaconGrandma

All the ingredients in this recipe say "turn around and run!" But it is so good. It is comfort food from my childhood. It is sweet, salty, and creamy. Reminds me of going to Grandma's after church.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
45 Min
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

1 large
can pineapple chunks reserving juice (i usually cut the chunks in half)
1/2 lb
mini marshmallows
1/2 lb
velveeta small cubed
1/2 c
broken pecans
2 large
eggs
3 Tbsp
sugar
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1 Tbsp
butter
1 c
whipping cream

Step-By-Step

1Pour drained pineapple chunks, marshmallows, nuts, and velveeta cubes into a bowl and toss to combine. Set aside.
2Mix reserved pineapple juice, sugar, and cornstartch in a small saucepan. Beat in eggs. Cook until thick. Add butter.
3Pour hot mixture over pineapple and marshmallows and cheese. Stir just to combine. Cool completely.
4Whip cream until soft peaks form. Fold into cooled pineapple and cheese mixture. Chill for a few hours before serving.

About Pineapple Cheese Salad

Course/Dish: Fruit Salads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American