Gina DiPietro’s Sweet and Savory Casserole


1 20 oz. can pineapple chunks
3 tbsp of pineapple juice
1/2 cup sugar
3 tbsp all-purpose flour
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup Ritz crackers, crushed


Drain pineapple chunks well, but keep juice.

Combine sugar and flour, then add 3 tbsp of the pineapple juice.

Add cheese and pineapple chunks and stir well.

Spoon into a greased 1 qt. casserole dish.

Combine melted butter and crushed crackers, and sprinkle over the top of the pineapple mixture.

Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes, until lightly browned.