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!
3 20-ounce cans pineapple chunks, drained, reserve ¼ cup juice
¼teaspoonnutmeg, freshly grated
2 cups cracker crumbs, preferably Ritz
6tablespoons unsalted butter
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.
Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.