41 of the Best Pineapple Recipes to try while they’re ripe for the picking! Fun and easy ways to use pineapple, from savory dishes to tasty desserts. Plus cool and refreshing pineapple drinks and cocktails, from healthy smoothies to festive pina coladas!
If your supermarket produce aisle is piling up with pineapple, there’s no time like the present to try out new and exciting recipes featuring everyone’s favorite spiky fruit. We’ve rounded up a list of over 40 of the best pineapple recipes for your grilling, baking, freezing, and cooking pleasure.
Below you’ll find savory dinner ideas, bright and flavor-filled desserts, plus easy pineapple cocktails and drinks to carry you through pineapple season.
Psst… before you dive head first into your favorite dishes of the bunch, be sure to check out How to Cut a Pineapple for easy tips and tricks!
Savory Pineapple Recipes
First up, savory dishes featuring pineapple! From juicy chicken and pork recipes, to spicy salsas and savory sides.
Sriracha Pineapple Pork Lettuce Wraps
Spicy sriracha sauce and juicy pork tenderloin are the perfect pairing with sweet pineapple in these simple yet flavor-packed, healthy lettuce wraps.
Pineapple Fried Rice
For a fun twist on a takeout favorite, just add pineapple! This savory fried rice recipe is made with crisp veggies, crunchy cashews, and juicy pineapple bites. Plus, it’s ready in just 30 minutes!
Gluten Free Hawaiian Pizza
Is this the most delicious and controversial pineapple recipe? You be the judge, but we’re firmly in the pineapple-goes-on-pizza camp over here! This easy homemade pizza recipe is full of sweet-salty flavors and melted cheese on a gluten free pizza base.
Pineapple Baked Ham Recipe
There’s nothing more succulent than a gorgeous baked ham decked out in pineapple. This impressive method is sweet and decadent, salty and savory all at once, and perfect for the holidays!
Grilled Pineapple & Tofu Kebabs
This fully loaded vegan grilling recipe is made for grilling all summer long. Crisp charred veggies and pineapple with richly marinated tofu, all lined up on a convenient kebob!
Pineapple Soy Grilled Chicken
This chicken recipe is so easy to make, featuring all the luscious, sweet-savory flavors of pineapple, honey, garlic, and an umami bomb of soy.
Sweet Hawaiian Pineapple Coleslaw Recipe Without Mayo
Your favorite BBQ and picnic side gets the Hawaiian treatment with the fun addition of pineapple! Made creamy with Greek yogurt, this no mayo coleslaw is sweetened up just enough, and super tasty.
Hawaiian Grilled Huli Huli Chicken
This chicken is savory and spicy, enhanced by the bright flavors of pineapple juice! Simple to marinade, this recipe grills up like a dream anytime of the year, but especially for an easy summer dinner.
Chicken Pineapple Skewers
The perfect grilling recipe to get you through a busy week! These ultra simple and ultra flavorful chicken pineapple skewers are quick to assemble and even quicker to disappear off the plate.
Grilled Pork and Pineapple Tacos
This easy twist on tacos al pastor is a fun fusion of flavors and cuisines. Loaded with tender grilled pork, zesty Mexican-inspired spices, and fresh pineapple.
Pineapple Barbecue Chicken Thighs
Sweet and tangy pineapple enhanced the already unbeatable flavor of these BBQ chicken legs! This is an easy chicken recipe that’s extra juicy and perfect for weeknights.
grilled pineapple kebabs with rum glazed shrimp
Tender shrimp and juicy pineapple come together in a tasty kebab idea loaded with island-inspired flair. Drenched in a homemade rum glaze and then grilled to perfection.
The Perfect Grilled Pineapple Chicken Kabobs
You’re gonna want to crack out these awesome chicken kabobs any chance you get! A perfect summer recipe made with marinated chicken, chunks of delicious pineapple, and crunchy red onion on an easy-to-grill skewer.
Next, sweet and easy dessert ideas made with the crowned queen of the fruit kingdom. From pineapple cakes to popsicles, and more.
These pineapple empanadas are a sweet spin on a Mexican-style favorite! Filled with rich and fruity filling made with caramelized pineapple and homemade caramel sauce.
Pina Colada Poke Cake
If you like pina coladas… and cake, then this is the recipe for you! This easy poke cake recipe is extra lush and filled with all the creamy, pineapple-coconutty flavors of the beloved classic cocktail.
Pineapple Crumb Cake
A simple pineapple sheet cake gets a sprinkling of buttery crumb and a drizzle of sweet pineapple icing. The result is this amazing homemade pineapple crumb cake, and you’re gonna want to make it.
Melon Pineapple Fruit Salad with Berries
For a bright and easy summertime snack or side, this melon and pineapple fruit salad is the way to go! Bursting with fresh fruit and a juicy berry medley.
This layered Hummingbird cake is the tropical lovechild of banana bread and carrot cake, filled with pineapple and crunchy pecans. The perfect dessert that’s fancy and easy all at the same time!
Pineapple Upside Down Whiskey Cakes
A classic whiskey-drenched upside down cake recipe gets downsized in this adorable single-serving dessert. Rich and sugary and topped with a single pineapple ring and a cherry, of course.
Pineapple Poke Cake
This poke cake takes pineapple and layers it with even more pineapple, then tops it with – you guessed it – even MORE pineapple goodness! Made effortless using boxed cake mix that gets dressed to the 9’s with crushed pineapple and fluffy whipped cream.
Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Flip your dessert game on its head with this gorgeous retro upside down cake. Rings of juicy pineapple dotted with maraschino cherries turn this easy cake recipe into a work of art.
Pineapple Angel Food Cake
With only two(!) ingredients, this pineapple angel food cake is definitely a slice of heaven! A tender vanilla cake layered with fluffy whipped cream and chunks of pineapple.
Pineapple Mojito Popsicles
Pineapple comes together with all the zesty, minty freshness of a mojito, frozen into a refreshing homemade popsicle. These popsicles are the ultimate pairing with your pool this summer!
Strawberry Pineapple Coconut Swirl Popsicles
Fresh and fruity homemade popsicles to keep cool with this summer! Ripe blended strawberries, zingy pineapple puree and creamy coconut milk combine into one delicious and easy frozen treat.
The Best Summer Fruit Salad
This simple fruit salad is a bright and juicy medley of summer fruit bursting with color and flavor! Light and refreshing, perfect for your next BBQ or picnic.
Pineapple Poke Cake
An easy poke cake recipe made with a moist cake layer filled with pineapple, then topped with a delectable whipped cream topping. Light as a feather and choc full of pineapple flavor!
Grandma’s Pineapple Upside Down Cake
A classic pineapple upside down cake that would make anyone’s grandmother proud! This easy vanilla cake is ramped up with brown sugar and crisps up perfectly with a layer of sweet pineapple rings and maraschino cherries.
Pineapple Cream Cheese Spring Rolls
These sweet deep fried spring rolls are a delicious variation of a lumpia recipe, made with pineapple and cream cheese rolled up in crispy fried pastry dough.
Pineapple Upside Down Monkey Bread
Monkey business is more than welcome when it comes in the form of sugar-glazed pineapple upside down cake! Try this easy pull-apart version of the classic dessert the next time you’re craving something sweet.
Pineapple Banana Bread
Tender banana bread, with an irresistible tropical twist thanks to juicy pineapple. The added fruit gives this banana bread recipe loads of moisture and flavor. Give it a try, you’ll thank us later!
Pineapple Drinks & Cocktails
Try these refreshing pineapple cocktails, drinks, and smoothies to up the ante at your pinapple-looza.
Pineapple Rum Punch
The star ingredient gets whipped up into a refreshing and boozy pineapple cocktail in this easy recipe. With a generous splash of tropical rum and a good bit of fizz, this is an ultimate summertime sipper!
Pineapple Jalapeño Margarita
Um, a golden margarita that’s sweet n’ spicy, with the delicious tartness of pineapple? Yes, please. If you love a spicy margarita, this is one cocktail you need to try.
Pineapple Dole Whip Mimosas
Love a classic Dole Whip soft serve? Allow this brunch-ified mimosa cocktail to blow your mind. A vibrant drink recipe made from pineapple juice, coconut cream, and a hint of bubbles.
Frozen Pineapple Margaritas
Whip up a batch of blended frozen pineapple margaritas the next time you entertain, and let the good times roll. Complete with a chili salt rim!
Strawberry Pineapple Coconut Smoothie
These lava flow smoothies are just oozing strawberry, pineapple, and coconut allure. Layers of brightly colored fruit puree make up this frosty and creamy smoothie recipe.
Pineapple Whiskey Lemonade
A lemonade cocktail infused with pineapple flavor, perfect to enjoy solo or made in a pitcher to feed a crowd!
Hidden Veggie Pineapple Green Smoothie
Get your daily fix of the vitamins and nutrients with this green smoothie featuring pineapple, coconut water, and cashew butter. Plus, three nutritious hidden veggies!
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