Pineapple Casserole

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The first time I had a pineapple casserole was one of the many family get together’s we have at the lake each summer. I got the recipe but never made it because no one else in my family would eat it. Strange, uh?

This past Sunday, we had a time of church fellowship. I’m the fellowship coordinator and I decided we would do casserole potluck for this fellowship time. 

Had I known that two other people were going to bring a pineapple casserole, I would have taken my Snow Capped Pie. All’s good! I get to share a new recipe with you! 

Whatcha Need

Filling

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons flour
  • 6 tablespoons pineapple juice
  • 2 (20 oz) cans pineapple tidbits
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Topping

  • 2 tablespoons 
  • 1 cup Ritz crackers, crushed

Putting It All Together

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Drain pineapple and save some juice.

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I know my Whatcha Need list say tidbits, but I was using pineapple I had on hand and mine was crushed. It works too, but it is juicier and you need to squeeze the extra juice out of it. 

IMG_9975 In a bowl add sugar,

IMG_9978 flour, 

IMG_9980and juice.

IMG_9982 Stir it all together. Don’t worry if it is lumpy. 

IMG_9987 Add the pineapple, 

IMG_9991 butter, 

IMG_9995and cheese. 

You probably notice some extra flour in the picture where I added to pineapple. I added one more tablespoon because of using the crushed pineapple. It was just looking a little too juicy for me. 

IMG_9996 Stir it all together. 

IMG_0003Pout it into a lightly greased, 2 quart baking dish and bake at 300 degrees for 20 minutes. 

While it is baking, 

IMG_0004 melt 2 tablespoons butter in a bowl in the microwave. 

IMG_0006 Crush your crackers and add to butter. 

IMG_0008 Mix together well. Using a fork is a lot less messy. 

IMG_0009 When the 20 minutes are up, take the casserole out of the oven, increase the heat to 350 degrees. 

IMG_0009 Sprinkle cracker mixture over the top and put back into oven for another 20 minutes. 

IMG_0016 Enjoy! 

I did make this the night before our fellowship. I warmed it in the oven, lowest heat for about 30-45 minutes. I was so busy getting everything else ready I totally forgot about it, so I really don’t know how long I warmed it. 

Pineapple Casserole
A sweet, tangy dish for any occasion.
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
40 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
40 min
Ingredients
  1. Filling
  2. 3/4 cup sugar
  3. 6 tablespoons flour
  4. 6 tablespoons pineapple juice
  5. 2 (20 oz) cans pineapple tidbits
  6. 1/2 cup butter melted
  7. 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  8. Topping
  9. 2 tablespoons
  10. 1 cup Ritz crackers, crushed
Instructions
  1. Drain pineapple and save some juice.
  2. In a bowl add sugar, flour and juice. Stir it all together. Add the pineapple, butter and cheese. Mix all together. Pour into a lightly greased 2 quart baking dish.
  3. Bake at 300 for 20 minutes.
  4. While it is baking, in a bowl melt butter. Crush crackers and add to butter, mixing well.
  5. When 20 minutes is up, take casserole out of the oven and increase oven temperature to 350 degrees. Sprinkle cracker mixture over the top of casserole and return to oven for additional 20 minutes.
  6. Serve warm.
Notes
  1. For a sweet dessert, serve with ice cream.
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I am a housewife desperate to give my heart and home to the Lord. I like to share with others what the Lord has taught to me. Taking care of my family and home are my passion. I like to craft and decorate and to share the ideas I come across with others. I try to find ways to incorporate crafting and decorating with sharing my faith in Jesus.
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4 Responses to Pineapple Casserole

  1. I love this dish! I have never made it, but my sister in law always makes it for the Thanksgiving meal. Thank you for sharing the recipe. It’s a shame no one in your family likes it besides you…but then again, there’s more for you to eat! :)

  2. I’m with you, I love that dish too but no one else in my family cares for it either!

    • Jayne says:

      Hey Pat, thank you for visiting His Heart and Home! Frustrating that my family won’t eat this wonderful dish and I have to eat it all myself along with all those calories! Haha I hope you get a chance to enjoy this! Come visit again soon! Jayne

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