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No-Bake Pineapple Dream Dessert

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This No-Bake Pineapple Dream Dessert is so yummy. Beautiful desserts like this one that people love that require no baking are my favorite. This recipe looks absolutely beautiful and festive. If you like pineapple you are going to adore this. Bonus if you are a fan of coconut, too!

Pineapple Dream Dessert

No-Bake Pineapple Dream Dessert

This light and fluffy pineapple cheesecake dessert can be easily transported to gatherings and always gets rave reviews. This easy desserts has a 15-20 prep time and perfect for spring or summer!

Just like our popular Strawberry Jello Pretzel Salad, this is a great recipe for taking to a party, holiday gathering, or a potluck.

Ingredients You Will Need:

  • Granulated Sugar
  • Butter
  • Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • Cream Cheese
  • Powder Sugar
  • Crushed Pineapple
  • Cool Whip
  • Shredded Coconut
  • Pineapple Chunks
  • Pineapple Extract

How To Make No-Bake Pineapple Dream Bars

Graham Cracker Crust Instructions

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, mix the crushed graham crackers, granulated sugar and melted butter until well combined.
  2. Press mixture into a 9 X 9 baking dish and set aside.

Graham Cracker Crust

Pineapple Mixture Instructions

  1. Using a standing mixer, cream the cream cheese until smooth and creamy.
  2. Gradually mix in the powdered sugar until well combined.
  3. Mix in the Cool Whip and beat until fluffy.
  4. With a spatula, fold in the crushed pineapple.
  5. Spoon the filling over the crust, and smooth with a angled spatula until even.

Pineapple Cheesecake Ingredients in a Bowl

Pineapple Cool Whip Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the Cool Whip, Pineapple extract and yellow food coloring. Mix until combined.
  2. Using an Angled Spatula, spread the topping evenly over the Pineapple filling.
  3. Sprinkle with toasted coconut and pineapple chunks.
  4. Refrigerate overnight for the pineapple dessert to firm up.

Pineapple Cheesecake Bars

It’s best to keep this delicious pineapple whipped cream dessert refrigerated until ready to serve. Some other names we have also heard other versions of this recipe called…

  • Pineapple Delight
  • Pineapple Cheesecake Cars
  • Pineapple Cool Whip Dessert
  • Pineapple Dream Dessert

Whatever name this is given, it’s a favorite with just about everyone!

Pineapple Cheesecake Dessert

Other Pineapple Desserts You Will Love:

Pineapple Whoopie Pies with Pineapple Cheesecake Filling

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Homemade Hummingbird Cake

Pineapple Whip Pie

Pineapple Poke Cake

Old-Fashioned Cajun Cake

Servings: 14

No-Bake Pineapple Dream Dessert

Prep Time:
15 mins
Refrigeration:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 15 mins
 
This No-Bake Pineapple Dream Dessert is so yummy. Beautiful desserts like this one that people love that require no baking are my favorite. This recipe looks absolutely beautiful and festive. If you like pineapple you are going to adore this. Bonus if you are a fan of coconut, too!

Ingredients

Graham Cracker Crust Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 2 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs

Pineapple Filling Ingredients

  • 1 8 ounce package cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple drained
  • 1 8 ounce container of Cool Whip

Whipped Pineapple Topping Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup toasted shredded coconut for topping
  • 1/4 cup pineapple chunks for topping
  • 1 8 ounce Cool Whip
  • 1 teaspoon pineapple extract
  • 1-2 drops yellow gel food coloring

Instructions

Crust Directions

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, mix the crushed graham crackers, granulated sugar and melted butter until well combined.

  2. Press mixture into a 9 X 9 baking dish and set aside.

Pineapple Filling Directions

  1. Using a standing mixer, cream the cream cheese until smooth and creamy. Gradually mix in the powdered sugar until well combined.

  2. Mix in the Cool Whip and beat until fluffy. With a spatula, fold in the crushed pineapple.

  3. Spoon the filling over the crust, and smooth with a angled spatula until even.

Pineapple Topping Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the Cool Whip, Pineapple extract and yellow food coloring. Mix until combined.

  2. Using an Angled Spatula, spread the topping evenly over the Pineapple filling. Sprinkle with toasted coconut and pineapple chunks.

  3. Refrigerate overnight for the pineapple dessert to firm up.

No-Bake Pineapple Dream Dessert

 

 

 

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3 comments

  1. Hey Liz I tried it on my Hubby’s b’day and you know what? he loved it, we had this for all the guests and all of them praised it. Thank you so much for making my special day even more special

  2. Made this for my son on Father’s Day. His comment, I could eat this every day, delicious!