Even though I was going to post a savory recipe to counteract yesterday's cheesecake, I just can't wait any longer to post this little gem.  It looks so simple that most people wouldn't try it because they'd probably figure it wasn't anything special.  They'd be wrong, though.  This is a favorite of mine because I am a huge whipped cream fan and pineapple is one of my favorite fruits.  Oh and did I mention there are pretzels in it?  All of this equals a winning combination. 

While it sounds like a summer dessert, you really can make it any time of year since it takes canned pineapple. And since Spring is around the corner...I hope...all the more reason to make this dessert.  (Warning: you can't just have a small amount of this...it's very addictive!)

PIneapple Fluff

(Serves 6)

1 cup coarsely crushed pretzels

1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted

1 cup sugar, divided

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained

1 (12 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

In a bowl, combine pretzels, butter and 1/2 cup sugar. Press into a 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Bake at 400 degrees F for 7 minutes. Cool.

Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and remaining sugar until creamy. Fold in pineapple and whipped topping; chill until serving. Break pretzel mixture into small pieces; stir into pineapple mixture.

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