Pineapple stuffing may have you raising your eyebrows at us at first, but give it a chance! Sometimes, it's the recipes you never thought to try that turn out to be the best. We've had great success using this recipe, and we're sure you will too. Let's take a look.
You can have this for both Thanksgiving and Easter; it goes perfectly with ham at Easter and replaces the cranberry stuffing at Thanksgiving. It's a much tastier alternative to the pineapple rings that never quite stayed put and ended up cooking in the bottom of the roasting pan.
Pineapple stuffing is also easier to make than prepping whole cranberries for stuffing. Serve it as a side but be sure to try some along with a bite of ham or turkey on your fork. Pineapple stuffing is incredibly moist and delicious!Print
Pineapple stuffing is incredibly moist and delicious! It is an easy to make side dish perfect for serving with ham.
- 1/2 cup butter
- 3/4 cup white sugar (we use 1/2 cup of light brown sugar and 1/4 cup white sugar, the original recipe is slightly sweeter)
- 4 eggs
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 5 slices white bread, torn
- 1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple, with juice drained
- Grease a medium sized casserole dish.
- In a mixing bowl, cream together butter with sugar. Beat in eggs one at a time.
- Stir in cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir bread and crushed pineapple into the mixture. Transfer mixture to the prepared baking dish.
- Bake at 350 degrees F for 60 minutes, or until bubbly and lightly browned.
Serves 4 – we usually double it because it is great the next day with leftovers
- Prep Time: 10
- Cook Time: 60
- Category: Side Dish
- Method: Baking
- Cuisine: Homestyle
- Serving Size: 4 Servings
Keywords: pineapple stuffing ham Easter Christmas
Other Unique Stuffing Types to Try
After giving this pineapple stuffing recipe a go, you'll likely be all in on the idea of trying other unique kinds of stuffing. Have you ever thought of using seafood in stuffing? Oyster stuffing is a great one to try, as is shrimp stuffing. If you want to use the cozy tastes of fall, apple pecan stuffing is right up your alley.
Get fancy with some mushroom stuffing, or go for something cheesy for the kids. There are really no limits to the types of stuffing you can try; you're really only limited by your imagination! The great thing about stuffing is that it doesn't just have to be a holiday dish; you can cook it at any time of the year! Stuffing is a heartwarming food to serve at your table at any time, especially when the weather is cold and blustery.
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