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 Casserole Recipe:

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.

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Easy Pineapple Casserole Paula Deen Recipe:

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

Ingredients:

  • Sugar
  • All Purpose Flour
  • Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • Pineapple Chunks drained, (save 2 tablespoons pineapple juice )
  • Ritz cracker Crumbs
  • Butter, melted

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
  • Step 3 – Stir together the sugar and flour in a large bowl stir until combined.  Gradually stir in the cheese. 
  • Step 4 – Add the drained pineapple chunks, and stir until ingredients are well combined.
  • Step 5 – Pour the mixture into the prepared casserole dish.
The process of mixing the ingredients together
  • 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. 
The process of adding the ingredients to the baking dish
  • Step 7 – Spread crumb mixture on top of pineapple mixture. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Step 8 – Serve and Enjoy.
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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 is what we recommend.
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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.

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How to Store:

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

Close up image of pineapple casserole in a baking dish
Close up image of pineapple casserole in a baking dish with a spoon

Print Recipe here for Paula Deen Pineapple Casserole:

Paula Deen Pineapple Casserole

5 from 24 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 8
Cuisine American
Course Side Dish
Calories 355
Author Eating on a Dime

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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