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Gratineed Pineapple

Surprise will meet the eyes when pineapple quarters baked with crushed gingersnap cookies, coconut, and macadamia nuts arrive on the table; a dash of rum heightens their tropical feel.

  • Servings: 4

Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 2004

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup crushed gingersnap cookies
  • 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons dark rum
  • 1 large ripe pineapple, leaves intact, quartered lengthwise

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Stir together coconut, cookie crumbs, and nuts; set aside. Whisk together sweetened condensed milk and rum; set aside.

  2. Cut core from each pineapple quarter; discard. Cut between skin and flesh of each quarter to separate. Arrange, skin sides down, on a rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with half of the sweetened-condensed-milk mixture. Sprinkle with coconut mixture; drizzle with the remaining sweetened-condensed-milk mixture. Bake until heated through and golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve warm.

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