A little bit of sweet and a little bit of savory are about to make their way to your dinner table… which is reason enough to get really excited! How is that going to happen exactly?! With the Down-Home Pineapple Casserole of course. Chock-full of tropical, juicy, and sweet yet tart pineapple pieces all covered with a buttery, cheesy cracker crumble… THIS is the side dish you’ve been longing for. It will definitely be the one you keep turning to whenever you’re craving a little bit of pizazz! Down-Home Pineapple Casserole will bring the zest and enthusiasm you’ve been craving to your next boring meal!

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup mild cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup Colby-Jack cheese, shredded
  • 2 (20-ounce) cans pineapple chunks, drained and juices reserved
  • 40 butter crackers, crushed
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
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Directions

Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2 –Coat a 9×13-inch casserole dish with cooking spray.

Step 3 –In a large bowl, combine the sugar and the flour.

Step 4 –Gradually stir the cheddar cheese and the Colby-Jack cheese into the sugar mixture.

Step 5 –Add the pineapple chunks to the sugar mixture and stir until evenly combined.

Step 6 –Pour the sugar mixture into the prepared casserole dish.

Step 7 –In a medium bowl, combine the cracker crumbs, the butter, and 6 tablespoons of the reserved pineapple juice and stir until evenly blended.

Step 8 –Spread the cracker mixture over the top of the pineapple mixture.

Step 9 –Bake the casserole until light golden-brown, about 25-30 minutes.

Step 10 –Serve.

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