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Paula Deen Pineapple Casserole is an amazing side dish that is full of flavor. It only requires a few ingredients so it is a perfect holiday dish.

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Paula Deen Pineapple Cheese Casserole is a simple but flavorful copycat pineapple casserole that you be excited to share this holiday. The sweet and salty flavors make this pineapple casserole a crowd favorite.

Impress your family this holiday season with this casserole. The cheese, pineapple, and flour combine gives this casserole the best flavor. Another favorite Paula Deen copycat recip is this Paula Deen’s Broccoli Salad Recipe.

Why This Recipe Works

It doesn’t take much to make this easy pineapple casserole. Paula Deen’s recipe is one of my favorites.

We recommend using canned pineapple in this recipe. Canned pineapple is sweeter and combined with the other ingredients make it so flavorful.

Ingredients

Ingredients needed - sugar, flour, cheese, pineapple chunks, crackers, butter

Scroll to the bottom for the full recipe and ingredients in the recipe card.

How to Make Paula Deen’s Pineapple Casserole

  • Step 1 – Preheat the oven to 350 °F.
  • Step 2 – Grease a medium size casserole dish with butter
Combining flour and sugar with the shredded cheese in a bowl

Step 3 – Stir together the sugar and flour in a large bowl stir until combined.  Gradually stir in the cheddar cheese. 

Then stir in pineapple chunks with the flour mixture

Step 4 – Add the drained pineapple chunks, and stir until ingredients are well combined.

Spread the pineapple mixture in a casserole dish

Step 5 – Pour the mixture into the prepared casserole dish.

Combining melted butter and cracker crumbs in a bowl

Step 6 – In another medium bowl, combine the cracker crumbs and melted butter. Then add the reserved pineapple juice, stirring with a rubber spatula until evenly blended. 

Top the cracker crumb mixture on top of the pineapple mixture in a casserole dish

Step 7 – Spread crumb mixture on top of pineapple mixture. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown.

Baked pineapple casserole in a baking dish

Step 8 – Serve and Enjoy.

Recipe Tips

  • Serving – This casserole can easily be a dessert or a side dish. 
  • Drain Pineapple Juice – Make sure to drain the juice as much as possible before mixing with other ingredients.
  • Canned Pineapple – We recommend canned pineapple for this recipe. Pineapple chunks, tidbits, and crushed pineapple is what we recommend.
pineapple casserole in a baking dish with a spoon

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you Make Pineapple Casserole ahead of time?

Yes, you can make pineapple casserole ahead of time. Just prepare as indicated and place in the refrigerator until you are ready to bake.

How to Store Leftover Pineapple Casserole

Refrigerate the leftovers covered for up to 4-5 days. 

pineapple casserole in a baking dish

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Paula Deen Pineapple Casserole

5 from 43 votes
Paula Deen Pineapple Casserole is an easy side dish that is flavorful. It only requires a few ingredients so it is a perfect holiday dish.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Cuisine American
Course Side Dish
Calories 355

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 20 oz cans pineapple chunks drained, (save 2 tablespoons pineapple juice )
  • 1 cup Ritz cracker Crumbs
  • 1 stick butter melted

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 °F.
  • Grease a medium-size casserole dish non stick spray.
  • Stir together the sugar and flour in a large bow.  Gradually stir in the cheese.
  • Add the drained pineapple chunks, and stir until ingredients are well combined.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared casserole dish.
  • In another medium bowl, combine the cracker crumbs, melted butter, and reserved pineapple juice, stirring with a rubber spatula until evenly blended.
  • Spread crumb mixture on top of pineapple mixture. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 355kcal, Carbohydrates 57g, Protein 8g, Fat 12g, Saturated Fat 6g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1g, Monounsaturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0.1g, Cholesterol 28mg, Sodium 254mg, Potassium 213mg, Fiber 2g, Sugar 46g, Vitamin A 358IU, Vitamin C 13mg, Calcium 235mg, Iron 1mg

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