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    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 to the cooled pineapple shortcake jars and serve. —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas

    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...


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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...


    Pineapple Cheesecake

    6 reviews

    "A co-worker shared the recipe for this easy elegant dessert years ago, and our family has enjoyed it many times...


    Pineapple Carrot Cake

    10 reviews

    This moist cake with cream cheese frosting is the best I've ever eaten. It's so simple, too, because it uses...

    Pineapple Marzipan Cupcakes

    The marzipan is subtle in these cupcakes, but oh so good. I've also made this recipe in a loaf pan....


    Fruit Salad Dessert

    I AM 83 years old and my mother has been gone for many years, but I'm still using her best...

    Pineapple Pie with Coconut Cream

    1 review

    You’ll find pineapples and coconuts everywhere in the South Pacific, so we play them up in this creamy cool pineapple...


    Hummingbird Cupcakes

    52 reviews

    Turn the traditional hummingbird cake—flavored with pineapple, bananas and walnuts—into a bite-sized treat with these moist cupcakes. —Jessie Oleson, Santa...


    Easy Pineapple Coconut Cake

    11 reviews

    Pairing pineapple with coconut lent a tropical flavor to the dessert served as the finale to our theme party. Shared...


    Creamy Pineapple Coconut Pie

    Pineapple is so sweet and makes for lovely dessert. This pie is no exception. This is so easy to whip...

    Pineapple Pretzel Fluff

    15 reviews

    I often bring this special salad to potlucks, and everyone goes crazy for the sweet and crunchy combination. Be sure...


    Coconut-Pineapple Rhubarb Bars

    1 review

    I make this crunchy, buttery dessert bar with homegrown rhubarb. For an added attraction, serve it warm with frozen yogurt...


    Dessert From the Grill

    3 reviews

    In Boulder, Colorado, Becky Gillespie completes a grilled meal with this light, refreshing dessert. "By the time we're done eating,...


    Grilled Pineapple Dessert

    1 review

    “This fresh-tasting, fruity dessert is one of my very favorites. Warm, sweet, buttery pineapple topped with cold ice cream. Yum!...


    Mini Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes

    6 reviews

    These individual pineapple upside-down cakes are an eye-catching addition to my holiday dessert table. A boxed cake mix makes them...

    Sweet Potato Cupcakes

    Yum! Dotted with tangy pineapple bits and crunchy nuts, these spiced seasonal goodies are bound to become an instant hit....


    Pineapple & Macadamia Nut Cake

    This delicious cake is one of my own invention. It's been a huge hit among family and friends and even...


    Hawaiian Dream Cookies

    1 review

    These cookies are lovely as they are, but I'll sometimes use a light-colored sanding sugar for the top: First, lightly...


    Easy Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

    12 reviews

    Here's a traditional recipe for pineapple upside down cake that's been updated with packaged items for convenience. —Karen Ann...


    Pineapple Sauce For Cake

    Dress up slices of purchased angel food or pound cake with this light and fruity sauce. "Replace the orange marmalade...


    Sweet Pineapple Sauce

    1 review

    I simmer up a yummy pineapple sauce that's sensational whether served warm or cold. It's delicious drizzled over ice cream...


    Pineapple Meringue Pie

    10 reviews

    One of my dad's favorite pastimes was making this pie. You never left his house without a pie or two...


    Homemade Banana Split Ice Cream

    1 review

    Summer celebrations with my family aren't complete until I dish out tasty homemade ice cream. This recipe from my mom...

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    Scalloped Pineapple Casserole

    20 reviews

    My family can't get enough of this sweet and satisfying side dish. This casserole disappears quickly whenever I prepare it.—Judy...


    Pineapple Fudge

    Pineapple may seem like a strange ingredient for your Christmas fudge, but this light-colored version is a really yummy, refreshing...


    Pineapple Ice Cream Topping

    1 review

    And for dessert, give Genise Krause's Pineapple Ice Cream Topping a try over cool and creamy vanilla ice cream. The...


    Pineapple Cake

    21 reviews

    "I often prepare this moist golden cake at Easter, but it's wonderful just about any time of year," relates Linda...


    Pina Colada Grilled Pineapple

    During a cookout with friends, I forgot about dessert. I had a fresh pineapple and coconut, so I improvised. Now...


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    Spiced Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

    26 reviews

    I often bake this beautiful cake in my large cast-iron skillet and turn it out
    onto a pizza pan....