PINEAPPLE CASSEROLE – The Southern Girl Cooks

PINEAPPLE CASSEROLE – The Southern Girl Cooks


Pineapple Casserole - The Southern Lady Cooks

This recipe for Pineapple Casserole is a household favourite.  This southern basic is a dish that it’s essential to attempt, it’s a fantastic aspect dish.

How Scrumptious is Pineapple Casserole?

This dish could be very totally different, some might say distinctive, however that’s what makes it scrumptious. The components are an odd mixture however they work and I guarantee you it is a dish it’s essential add to your recipe listing. First lets get to the components:

  • Can of crushed pineapple in pineapple juice
  • Can of mandarin oranges (see extra under)
  • White granulated sugar
  • All function flour
  • Shredded sweetened coconut
  • Shredded cheddar cheese – sure.. CHEESE
  • Pineapple juice from canned pineapple
  • Butter
  • Ritz Crackers

So just a few issues about our casserole that’s totally different than most is the addition of the coconut and the mandarin oranges. We love these additions however you might all the time substitute the oranges for one more fruit, akin to cherries or you may simply add one other can of pineapple. We love the mixture of the oranges, pineapple and coconut.

It actually goes so properly with ham and is an excellent aspect dish for Easter or Christmas. This southern pineapple casserole is very easy to make and the buttery cracker topping is so good. Now.. some folks don’t add the pecans both, however I feel they add to the casserole.

Pineapple Casserole - The Southern Lady Cooks

Is that this casserole a aspect dish or a dessert? 

This dish could be a aspect dish or a dessert as a result of it’s candy! I can truthfully simply eat it by itself, that’s how scrumptious this dish is.. however we often serve it as a aspect for the vacations. If we now have new visitors on the desk, and so they have by no means had this dish, they all the time ask for the recipe. They’re blown away at how simple it’s and the way it goes with nearly every part.

“I served this at a barbecue supper and it was an enormous hit with everybody. This may develop into considered one of my favourite dishes for household and associates.” – Georgeanne

Suggestions and Recipe Notes:

  • I recommend utilizing the crushed pineapple however you need to use the chunks, we simply desire the crushed.
  • Canned pineapple works greatest on this recipe because the sweetness from recent can range.
  • Add the cheese you’ll be glad you probably did.
  • You possibly can omit the coconut when you don’t prefer it.
  • This casserole retains for just a few days within the fridge and might simply be reheated within the microwave or the range. Simply cowl with foil and warmth on 350 for 10-Quarter-hour.

If you happen to get requested to convey a dish to a vacation gathering it is a nice one to take! It’s distinctive and scrumptious. You may additionally love these dishes too:

Pineapple Casserole - The Southern Lady Cooks

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Pineapple Casserole

This recipe for Pineapple Casserole is so good. We adore it for the vacations.

Prep Time10 minutes

Cook dinner Time35 minutes

Complete Time45 minutes

Course: Facet Dish

Delicacies: American

Key phrase: Pineapple Casserole

  • 1 20 ounce can crushed pineapple, drained (save 1/4 cup juice)
  • 1 15 ounce can mandarin oranges, drained (You possibly can substitute one other 20 ounce can of pineapple chunks or cherries, peaches or no matter fruit you want)
  • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup shredded coconut Elective
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice from the crushed pineapple above
  • 1 stick butter or margarine or 8 tablespoons or 1/2 cup melted
  • 40 to 50 Ritz crackers crushed
  • 1 cup pecans or walnuts Elective
  • In a big mixing bowl mix the crushed pineapple, mandarin oranges, sugar, flour, coconut, shredded cheese and pineapple juice. Combine properly

  • Spray a 2 quart baking dish with cooking spray and unfold pineapple combination into the dish.

  • Soften the butter and blend with the crushed Ritz crackers. Sprinkle on prime of the pineapple. Add pecans on prime. Bake in preheated 350 diploma oven 30 to 35 minutes till brown on prime.

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