Pineapple Coconut NapoleonsWonton wrappers with a cream cheese filling, served with a pineapple glaze.Dessert
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes
1 can (20 oz.) DOLE® Pineapple Slices,
3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar, divided,
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon,
12 wonton wrappers,
1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened,
1/4 cup cream of coconut,
1/4 cup toasted macadamia nuts, coarsely chopped,
2 tablespoons butter or margarine,
1/4 cup flaked coconut, toasted,
Step 1: Drain pineapple slices; reserve 1/4 cup juice.
Step 2: Combine 1/4 cup brown 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 350ºF 3 minutes each side or until edges are golden brown; let cool.
Step 3: Beat cream cheese, cream of coconut and 2 tablespoons brown 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 2 pineapple slices into chunks.
Step 4: Cook pineapple slices 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 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.