Go Back
+ servings
pineapple dessert with cool whip and a pineapple slice on top.
Print Recipe
4.72 from 14 votes

Pineapple Dream Dessert Recipe

This Pineapple Dream Dessert is a no bake pineapple lush recipe. It has a shortbread crust and is the perfect no-bake dessert recipe!
Prep Time15 minutes
Chill Time2 hours
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 246kcal
Author: Dorothy Kern
Cost: 7


  • 10 ounces shortbread cookies crushed
  • 8 tablespoons (113g) unsalted butter melted
  • 1 3.4 ounce box instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 20 ounce can crushed pineapple
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip divided


  • Mix crushed cookies and melted butter. Press into the bottom of an 8x8-inch or 9x9-inch pan.
  • Stir together pudding mix, pineapple, and half the cool whip container. Spread evenly over crust.
  • Top with remaining cool whip and more crushed cookies, if desired. Chill at least 2 hours before serving.
  • Store in refrigerator covered for up to 3 days.



  • You can use graham crackers for the crust if you wish: use 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs with 1/4 cup granulated sugar and 6 tablespoons melted butter.
  • To substiute freshly whipped cream you'll need about 1 1/2 cups cold heavy whipping cream.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 166mg | Potassium: 52mg | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 310IU | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 0.8mg