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A spoon holding a serving of pineapple casserole topped with crackers and parsley.

Pineapple Casserole

This Southern pineapple casserole is pineapple, cheese and buttery crackers, all baked together to create a sweet and savory side dish. A unique and unexpected accompaniment to turkey, ham or chicken, and it always gets rave reviews.
Course Side
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 345kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 2 20 ounce cans pineapple chunks drain and reserve 1/4 cup juice
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 40 buttery crackers such as Ritz, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 tablespoon parsley chopped, optional
  • cooking spray


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9 inch square pan or 2 quart baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Place the pineapple, 1/4 cup pineapple juice, granulated sugar, brown sugar, flour and cheese in a large bowl. Stir to combine.
  • Pour the pineapple mixture into the pan and spread into an even layer.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the crackers and butter.
  • Sprinkle the crackers over the pineapple mixture.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Add parsley if desired, then serve.



Calories: 345kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 411mg | Potassium: 67mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 680IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 238mg | Iron: 1mg