Pineapple Coconut Napoleons Recipe
- 1 (20 ounce) can DOLE® Pineapple Slices
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 12 wonton wrappers
- 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 cup canned cream of coconut
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1/4 cup toasted macadamia nuts, coarsely chopped
- 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
- 1/4 cup flaked coconut, toasted
step 1: Drain pineapple; reserve 1/4 cup juice.
step 2: Combine 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon in small bowl. Spray both sides of wonton wrappers with cooking spray then dredge in sugar-cinnamon mixture. Place on baking sheet; bake at 375 degrees F. 3 minutes each side or until edges are golden brown; let cool.
step 3: Beat cream cheese, cream of coconut and 2 tablespoons sugar in medium bowl until smooth. Stir in nuts; set aside 4 tablespoons cream cheese mixture. Dredge 8 pineapple slices in remaining 1/2 cup brown sugar. Cut remaining pineapple slices into chunks.
step 4: Cook pineapple in large nonstick skillet over high heat turning, until lightly browned on both sides; 30 to 60 seconds per side. Remove from pan. Add any remaining sugar and butter to pan and melt.
step 5: Stir pineapple chunks and reserved juice into skillet. Heat to a boiling and cook 2 to 3 minutes or until slightly thickened.
step 6: Place one wonton wrapper on 4 dessert plates. Top each with pineapple slice and some of the glaze. Spoon 1/8 cream cheese mixture in center of slice. Repeat, layering once. Place remaining wonton wrapper on top; spoon reserved cream cheese mixture on top. Sprinkle with toasted coconut; spoon pineapple chunks around napoleons and serve.