Layered Pineapple Dream

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Author: Amanda Formaro for


Layered Pineapple Dream


· For the Crust:· 2 1/2 cup graham crumbs (2 sleeves)· 1/2 cup unsalted butter· __BLANK__· For the Layers:· 2 cup powdered sugar, sifted· 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened· 4 ounce cream cheese, softened· 8 ounce Cool Whip· 1 (20-ounce) can pineapple, drained well


Step 1Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.Step 2Melt butter in the microwave and allow to cool.Step 3Combine the crumbs and butter and toss together until incorporated. Press 2 cups of the crumb mixture firmly into an 99 square pan and bake for 8-10 minutes. Place on wire rack to cool.Step 4Beat the cream cheese and butter together until creamy. Turn the mixture down to low and add the powdered sugar one cup at a time until incorporated.Step 5Turn up and beat well for a minute or so. Add a heaping tablespoon of the drained pineapple and stir in with a rubber spatula.Step 6Spread the cream cheese and pineapple mixture over the crust.Step 7Fold the remaining pineapple into the Cool Whip and spread on top of the cream cheese mixture.Step 8Sprinkle the remaining graham cracker crumb mixture on top. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight.