As made by Ralph Ludwig at January 26, 2020 Potluck


  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup  brown sugar  (packed)
  • 6 tablespoons  all-purpose flour 
  • 1/4 -1/2 teaspoon  grated nutmeg  
  • 3 cups  sharp cheddar  (grated and divided)
  • 1 (20oz) each) of pineapple chunks & crushed (drained)
  • 6 tablespoons  pineapple juice  (reserved from the can)
  • 1 1/2 cups of buttery cracker crumbs such as Ritz crackers
  • 8 tablespoons  (1 stick) unsalted butter  (melted)
  • 1 tablespoon  unsalted butter  (for greasing the pan)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Use the 1 tablespoon of butter to grease a medium-size casserole dish.  (2 quart)
  • In a large bowl, stir together the white sugar, brown sugar, flour and nutmeg is using. Gradually stir in 2 cups of cheddar cheese.
  • Add the well drained pineapple chunks and crushed, reserved pineapple juice (6 Tbs) and stir until well combined. Pour the mixture into the prepared casserole dish.
  • Top with the remaining 1 cup of grated cheddar cheese.
  • In a medium bowl, combine cracker crumbs with melted butter, until well blended. Spread the crumb mixture on top of the casserole. (I added some additional brown sugar to this mixture)
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown.