Get ready for a burst of tropical flavor with these Pineapple Crunches! This delightful recipe combines the sweetness of pineapple with a satisfying crunch, making it a perfect treat for any occasion.
Why We Love This Recipe:
The Pineapple Crunches are a delightful blend of textures and flavors. The juicy pineapple adds a refreshing touch, while the crunchy elements create a satisfying contrast. It’s a quick and easy recipe that never fails to impress.
- 2 cups fresh pineapple chunks
- 1 cup granola
- 1/2 cup shredded coconut
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1/4 cup melted butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
- In a mixing bowl, combine the granola, shredded coconut, melted butter, and vanilla extract. Mix well until it forms a crumbly mixture.
- Spread half of the granola mixture on the bottom of a baking dish, pressing it down to form a crust.
- Place the fresh pineapple chunks evenly over the crust layer.
- Drizzle honey over the pineapple layer.
- Sprinkle the remaining granola mixture on top, creating a crunchy topping.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
- Allow it to cool for a few minutes before cutting into squares.
- Feel free to customize the recipe by adding nuts or dried fruits for extra variety.
- Adjust the honey quantity based on your sweetness preference.
Can I use canned pineapple instead of fresh?
Absolutely! Just make sure to drain the canned pineapple well to avoid excess liquid in the crunches.
Can I make it ahead of time?
Yes, these Pineapple Crunches can be prepared ahead and stored in an airtight container for a day or two. However, for optimal freshness, it’s best to enjoy them on the same day.
Indulge in the tropical bliss of Pineapple Crunches – a simple yet irresistible treat that brings together the best of sweet, juicy pineapple and a satisfying crunch. Perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth or impressing guests with minimal effort. Enjoy the delightful combination of flavors and textures in every bite!