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Pineapple Casserole

Pineapple Casserole - a classic sweet and savory Southern dish made with pineapple chunks, cheese, sugar, butter and Ritz crackers. If you want your palate to be entertained, then this dessert-like casserole is what you need. Great for the holidays or even for regular days!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 651.69kcal
Author Imma

Ingredients

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 3 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3 20-ounce cans pineapple chunks , drained, reserve ¼ cup juice
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg , freshly grated
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups cracker crumbs , preferably Ritz
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter

    , melted

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325℉.
  • Grease a 9x13 baking dish with a generous amount of butter.
  • In a large mixing bowl, stir the flour and sugars together. Mix in cheese, then add drained pineapple chunks followed by the nutmeg and cinnamon. Stir until well combined. Transfer mixture to the prepared baking dish.
  • In another bowl, combine cracker crumbs, melted butter, and reserved pineapple juice and blend together. Evenly coat the top of the pineapple mixture with the crumbs and bake for 25-30 minutes or until slightly brown around edges.

Notes

  1. Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Calories: 651.69kcal | Carbohydrates: 49.99g | Protein: 20.08g | Fat: 41.82g | Saturated Fat: 24.28g | Cholesterol: 107.31mg | Sodium: 638.07mg | Potassium: 123.01mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26.36g | Vitamin A: 1099.19IU | Calcium: 538.96mg | Iron: 2.19mg