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Sweet Pineapple Sauce

 Sweet Pineapple Sauce
In Meshoppen, Pennsylvania, Mary Herron simmers up a yummy pineapple sauce that's sensational whether served warm or cold. It's delicious drizzled over ice cream for a simple dessert. Or try it with ham for a dressed-up dinner.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple tidbits
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • Pinch salt
  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Chopped walnuts


  • Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set pineapple aside. In a saucepan,
  • combine sugar and cornstarch; stir in pineapple juice until smooth.
  • Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or
  • until thickened and bubbly.
  • Remove from the heat; stir in the butter, vinegar, salt and
  • pineapple. Serve over ice cream; sprinkle with walnuts. Yield: 4
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 517 calories, 27 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 111 mg sodium, 65 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 10 g protein.