Sky rockets in flight. Pineapple Delight

I’m so excited for the Summer; hot sun, beach, volleyball, golf, and outdoor play time with my son, Jack.  I absolutely can’t wait!  With Summer, also comes the enjoyment of yummy light and refreshing desserts. Pineapple delight is one of those personal favs from childhood.  Every piece I have never seemed quite big enough; I would (and still do) slice extra slivers of yummy goodness from the main dish to eat, until the sad moment when there’s no more to sneak.

Pineapple Delight is a perfect finish to a family BBQ or a relaxing beach day. Enjoy with a delicious crisp white wine, tea or coffee.

Pineapple Delight

Crust
2 cups crushed vanilla wafers
2 (+/-) tbsp. sugar
5 tbsp. melted butter
Divide: use ¾ for base & ¼ to sprinkle on top.
Bake base portion for a few minutes (~8 minutes). Cool.

Cream Filling
½ cup soft (not melted) butter
1-½ cups icing sugar add
1 egg
Beat till fluffy. Spread on cooled crust.

Pineapple
Drain: 1 large pineapple can (tidbits or crushed).  I prefer crushed.
Sprinkle on cream layer.

Cream Topping
Cover with 1-2 cups stiffly beaten whipped cream. Spread over dessert.
Top with remaining ¼ cup crumbs.

Refrigerate at least 8 hours.

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