Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Popular request....

In this post, by popular request, I will share the recipe I used for the Pineapple Casserole served to the adult day care participants and staff at my church.

Just out of the oven!

It was the first time I had made this recipe, and I was pleased with the simple way everything worked together.:-)  While I have done complicated dishes many times in the past, that is not what I am about when I am preparing this lunch.:-)  I prepare for 20.

PINEAPPLE CASSEROLE

2 (14 1/2-oz.) cans chunk pineapple
1 cup sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 cup sugar
3 Tablespoons plain flour
Cheese cracker crumbs (I used Cheez-It) to cover the pineapple
Melted butter, enough to drizzle over the top

- Drain pineapple. (I saved the juice for The Husband to enjoy!)
- Combine flour and sugar.
- Mix pineapple, flour mixture, and cheese together.  Place in an oblong baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
- Top with cheese cracker crumbs.  Drizzle with melted butter.   Bake at 350 degrees F for 20-30 minutes.  Serves six to eight.

I found this recipe in our most recent UMW cookbook. 

Other recipes are forthcoming. 

Thank you for reading.  Your comments are really appreciated.


9 comments:

  1. OH my word...my MOUTH is WATERING!!!

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  2. Wow, people are baking yummy desserts today. Is it the feeling of fall in the air?? It is a good time for things from the oven.xo, Susie

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  3. A classic "pot luck" dish, Nellie. Kudos to you!!! You did GREAT!!!

    Thanks for sharing...

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  4. This really sounds easy and delicious!! I just might have to try it for a church dinner soon! It reminds me of a VERY simple salad I used to make for a friend who was quite picky. Just a leaf of lettuce on a plate, with slice or two of canned pineapple topped with a few sprinkles of mild cheddar cheese...she always thought I went to a lot of trouble, but you can see how simple it is to do! If I were feeling fancy, I would put a maraschino cherry in the middle of the cheese, but that certainly was not necessary! Sometimes, simple is best, I firmly believe! :-)

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  5. Oh My Goodness.... I copied that recipe... I would love it... Think I'll use Splenda since I am watching my weight...

    Thanks so much.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  6. This is a totally different recipe than I have. I really like the addition of cheese. I definitely will try this. Thank you.

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  7. Gosh, Nellie, that sounds good. Never heard of pineapple in a casserole with cheese before. Sounds yummy.

    Thanks for your visits and comments! Always happy when you stop by. Susan

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  8. I am saving this because I know my family is going to LOVE this..and the grand kids will for sure!!!! xo Diana

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  9. THANK YOU for giving this recipe!!! It sounds delicious and easy. MY kind of baking. :-))))

    'Cause I am a lazy baker. I admit it. :-)

    Gentle hugs,
    "Auntie"

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