Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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    Million Dollar Cake

    Pineapple and mandarin oranges give this easy cake a refreshing, tropical twist. With cake mix and pudding mix as ingredients, it is a breeze to put together when you're short on prep time. Plus, it needs to chill before serving, so it's a perfect make-ahead dessert for potlucks and parties! —Rashanda Cobbins, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Creamy Pina Colada Pie

    This is a family favorite and super easy to make. Some like the consistency of this pina colada pie right...


    Pina Colada Lush

    6 reviews

    Pina colada lush is such a fantastic warm weather dessert—it's so light and refreshing, and a breeze to make! I...


    Pina Colada Fluff

    1 review

    This pina colada fluff recipe is from one of my grandma's vintage cookbooks. Instead of alcoholic rum, you could use...


    Pina Colada Dump Cake

    4 reviews

    I love any dessert that tastes like the tropics. When I wanted to create a new dump cake recipe, I...

    Slow-Cooker Spiral Ham

    My family loves when I make this slow-cooker spiral ham. I'm not sure which they love more though: eating it...


    Air-Fryer Pineapple Upside-Down Cheesecake

    1 review

    Taking inspiration from my mom's pineapple upside-down cake, I added a cheesecake layer and baked it in an air fryer....

    Pineapple RumChata Shortcakes

    1 review

    This deliciously different dessert is made in the slow cooker instead of in the oven. When done, add final touches...


    Campfire Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes

    We make these fun cakes while camping or in the backyard around a fire. They're yummy for kids and adults...


    Tropical Smoothie Bowl

    1 review

    This wake-me-up smoothie bowl with fruit, oats and cinnamon helps me start the day feeling satisfied. Sometimes I top it...


    Caribbean Island Coleslaw

    7 reviews

    After trying a similar version of this coleslaw while visiting the island of St. Kitts, I returned home and wanted...

    Pressure-Cooker Tropical Pulled Pork Sliders

    I used what I had in my cupboard to make this Hawaiian-style pork filling, and the results were fantastic. It's...


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    Pressure-Cooker Hawaiian Breakfast Hash

    Breakfast is our favorite meal, and we love a wide variety of dishes. This hash brown recipe is full of...


    Pressure Cooker Shredded Beef Lettuce Cups

    1 review

    I love this light yet lively dinner for busy days that are filled with swim lessons and outdoor activities. If...


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    Blueberry, Apple and Pineapple Dump Cake

    5 reviews

    I call this B.A.P. dump cake. I usually take it to our church potluck and it is the first dessert...


    Aloha Pizza

    2 reviews

    This pizza came together on the fly. I had to take something to a gathering, but had no time to...

    Shrimp and Pineapple Party Pizza

    This flavor-packed appetizer is a sweet, smoky, savory sensation! If you are traveling with this pizza, parbake the crust and...


    Pineapple-Papaya Slaw

    1 review

    This is no ordinary coleslaw! Bursting with flavor from fresh fruit, cilantro and red bell pepper, it just may become...


    Tropical Sweet and Spicy Pork Tenderloin

    11 reviews

    When we crave something sweet and spicy, pork tenderloin cooked with chipotle, barbecue sauce and pineapple really delivers. —Cynthia Gerken,...


    Pineapple-Dijon Ham Sandwiches

    2 reviews

    My kids like ham; the challenge is finding new ways to make it. When I slow-cook it with pineapple and...


    Easy and Elegant Ham

    13 reviews

    I fix this moist, tender ham to serve my large family. It can be readied quickly in the morning, frees...


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    Pineapple Sheet Cake

    57 reviews

    This sheet cake is perfect for serving to a crowd. It keeps so well that you can easily prepare it...


    Hawaiian Sunset Cake

    15 reviews

    This three-layer sunset cake is pretty enough for company, but it's so simple to make that you'll find yourself baking...


    Teriyaki Pineapple Drumsticks

    7 reviews

    We have a large family and throw big parties, so I look for ways to free my husband from the...


    Big Kahuna Pizza

    3 reviews

    A prebaked pizza crust and refrigerated barbecued pork make this tasty supper idea super fast and super easy. Cut into...

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    Slow-Cooker Chicken & Black Bean Tacos

    2 reviews

    My husband and I love Mexican food and these tacos have become one of our favorite meals. Try setting out...


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    Makeover Fluffy Lime Salad

    Loaded with crunchy walnuts, tangy pineapple and lip-smacking lime flavor, this refreshing salad could even double as dessert! —Taste of...


    Lemon Sponge Pie with Pineapple

    This lemon sponge pie is a home-style delight featuring a fluffy sponge layer on top and a smooth custard on...


    Pineapple Upside-Down Muffin Cakes

    2 reviews

    A friend submitted this recipe to a cookbook our school district was compiling. The first time I made the cakes,...


    Slow-Cooker Sweet-and-Sour Pork

    23 reviews

    Chinese food is a big temptation for us, so I lightened up a favorite takeout dish. As the pork cooks,...


    Slow-Cooker Spiced Fruit

    My late aunt who lived in Hawaii gave me this cherished recipe. She would prepare a traditional tropical meal for...