Pineapple Dream

Indulge in a delightful treat with this Pineapple Dream recipe. It’s a creamy and refreshing dessert that bursts with tropical flavors, making it perfect for any occasion, whether it’s a summer barbecue or a cozy family gathering.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

This Pineapple Dream dessert is incredibly easy to make, requiring just a few simple ingredients and minimal effort. It’s a crowd-pleaser, appealing to both kids and adults with its creamy texture and sweet pineapple flavor. Plus, it’s a versatile dish that can be served as a light dessert or a satisfying snack.


  • 1 can of crushed pineapple, drained (20 ounces)
  • 1 package instant vanilla pudding mix (3.4 ounces)
  • 1 tub whipped topping, thawed (8 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the drained crushed pineapple and vanilla instant pudding mix. Mix until well blended.
  2. Add the thawed whipped topping to the bowl and mix until well combined.
  3. Fold in the chopped pecans.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix the graham cracker crumbs and melted butter together until well combined.
  5. Press the graham cracker mixture into the bottom of a 9″ x 13″ baking dish.
  6. Spread the pineapple mixture over the graham cracker crust.
  7. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or until firm.
  8. When ready to serve, slice and enjoy!

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Chill Time: 2 hours | Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes | Servings: 12

Recipe Tips:

  • For added crunch, sprinkle some additional chopped pecans on top before serving.
  • You can also try using different types of nuts or even shredded coconut for a variation in flavor and texture.
  • If you prefer a sweeter dessert, you can use sweetened whipped cream instead of the plain whipped topping.

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