Pineapple Squares Recipe

Pineapple squares are fruity pineapple and gelatin desserts prepared with cream. Molded and spread with a cream and cake crumb mix, the pineapple squares are best served chilled and are fun to make and serve. They are soft and delicious with a hint of lemony tang to it.


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
Main Ingredient


 Lemon gelatin1 Tablespoon (1 Package)
 Boiling water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Cold water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Lime gelatin1 Tablespoon (1 Package)
 Peppermint oil1 Tablespoon
 Pineapple1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), drained crushed and canned
 Cake crumbs1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Heavy cream1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 616 Calories from Fat 442

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g77.3%

Saturated Fat 29.3 g146.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 179.5 mg

Sodium 273.5 mg11.4%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13.2%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6.1%

Sugars 25.8 g

Protein 6 g11.4%

Vitamin A 44.1% Vitamin C 38%

Calcium 12.3% Iron 3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1.Dissolve lemon gelatin in 1 cup boiling water, add 1 cup cold water and chill.
2.Do the same with lime gelatin, adding peppermint with cold water.
3.When lemon gelatin is slightly thickened, fold in pineapple.
4.Pour into shallow pan; chill until firm.
5.Fold cake crumbs into whipped cream and spread on lemon gelatin.
6.When lime gelatin is slightly thickened, place in bowl of cracked ice and whip until thick.
7.Pour on cream mixture.
8.Chill until firm, cut into squares.
9.Serve with cream