A close up of roasted pineapples.

Brown Sugar Roasted Pineapples

A wonderful side dish for ham and other cuts of pork,  Brown Sugar Roasted Pineapples also make a great sweet treat.  Perfect for Easter, Mother's Day and other holidays!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Easter, Easy Recipe, holiday
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Author Stacey | Southern Discourse


  • 4 -5 C fresh pineapple, chunked (about 1 pineapple)
  • 1/2 C chopped pecans
  • 1/4 C pineapple juice
  • 1/4 C brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 C butter, melted
  • 1/8 C flour
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.

  2. Arrange pineapple chunks in a single layer on the bottom of a 9x13 baking dish.  Pour pineapple juice over the pineapple.

  3. Mix dry ingredients well in a small bowl.  Sprinkle dry ingredients over the pineapples, then toss so that all of the pineapples are well coated.

  4. Drizzle melted butter over the coated pineapples.

  5. Roast in the preheated oven for 30 minutes or until the pineapples are golden and the brown sugar mixture caramelized.  Stir every 10 minutes.

  6. Allow to cool 5 minutes before serving.

Recipe Notes

Pop the pineapples under the broiler for 1-3 minutes if you want a more caramelized look.