My husband is hooked to this recipe. We are done with 1 helping and he promptly seeks seconds

A delicious dessert with its origins in mid-century potlucks in the United States is Pineapple Dream Dessert. Pineapple, cream cheese, and a graham cracker crust come together in this rich and creamy no-bake dessert. It’s ideal for those seeking a touch of nostalgia or a lighter dessert to round off a hearty dinner.

It is recommended to serve this delicious dessert cold. Try topping it with some whipped cream or serving it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream to bring out its best flavors and textures. For a festive touch, you can add extra pineapple chunks as a garnish or even a cherry to make it resemble a traditional pineapple upside-down cake.

The rapid sear, gorgeous golden brown exterior, juicy inside, and delectable taste of these pork chops are achieved by pan-frying them at high heat with olive oil and butter.

These pork chops are perfect for a hectic evening. The best part is that the spices can be adjusted to your taste.

If you prefer thick pork chops, try these Best Thick Pork Chops. Stuffed pork chops and pork tenderloin are two other recipes you might enjoy.

Pineapple Dream Dessert – 8 Servings

Ingredients & Directions:

Graham cracker crumbs, measuring 1 cup
Half a cup of melted unsalted butter
Half a cup of sugar
Whipped topping (or two cups of whipped cream)
8 ounces of softened cream cheese
Crushed pineapple, 20 oz., rinsed thoroughly

What to do:

  1. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the sugar, melted butter, and graham cracker crumbs.
  2. Press the mixture firmly into an 8×8-inch dish to produce the bottom crust.
  3. In a separate dish, mix the whipped topping with the softened cream cheese until well mixed.
  4. On top of the crust, evenly distribute the cream cheese mixture.
  5. Add the drained pineapple to the remaining whipped topping in the same bowl and stir until well blended.
  6. Top the cream cheese layer with the pineapple mixture.
  7. Put the dessert in the fridge to set, ideally for at least four hours but preferably overnight.
  8. If you’d like, you may top it with more whipped topping and some graham cracker crumbs before serving.

Tips and Variations:
You may give this traditional recipe a tropical spin by adding layers of peach or mango, or make it crunchier by mixing nuts into the crust. Minimize the sugar in the crust or use natural whipped cream for a less sugary alternative. If you substitute coconut cream with vegan-friendly cream cheese, you can make this delicious dessert suitable for vegans.

Enjoy!

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