Sweet Heavenly Rice Dessert

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  • Published May 13th
  • Ready In45m
  • Servings6
  • Calories186
This is a wonderful recipe for anytime! Garnish with whipped cream, if desired.

Sweet Heavenly Rice Dessert Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Sweet Heavenly Rice Dessert for 6 servings:

  • 1 (15 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained with juice reserved
  • 1/2 cup instant rice
  • 1 (3 ounce) package non-instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans

Sweet Heavenly Rice Dessert Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook7m
  • Ready In45m

To cook Sweet Heavenly Rice Dessert, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Sweet Heavenly Rice Dessert is about 7 minutes , and you can serve your Sweet Heavenly Rice Dessert within 45 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Sweet Heavenly Rice Dessert easily:

  1. 1 Bring 3/4 cup reserved pineapple juice to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in instant rice and simmer 2 minutes. Remove from heat, cover and let steam, 5 minutes.
  2. 2 Prepare pudding mix with milk according to package directions. Fold marshmallows into hot pudding. Stir in pineapple, pecans and rice mixture. Chill until serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 186 calories; 6.4 grams of fat; 28.8 grams of carbohydrates; 4.5 grams of protein; 7 milligrams of cholesterol; 80 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Feb 1st 2011

    Though I tweaked it a bit (I added a tsp of cinnamon and 1/4 tsp of nutmeg), I have searched for the perfect rice pudding recipe forever - seriously the best rice pudding I've had since I wa ...

  2. Jun 28th 2009

    This was awesome! I made some modifications for our family's taste buds. We did not add pecans as we are not nuts people. I also did not add as much pineapple and added the marshmallows whol ...

  3. Aug 9th 2008

    This should be called pineapple rice dessert because that is all I could taste. I liked the marshmallows being mixed in the pudding but did not like the pineapple taste or texture. Will not ...

  4. May 3rd 2007

    This was delicious! I had to alter it a bit - I used instant pudding, so I had to melt the marshmallows before mixing them in, then I also added an extra half a cup that wasn't melted. I d ...

  5. Oct 16th 2006

    Very good. To make it a little healthier, I used fat free pudding and fat free milk and no one even noticed. I'll definitely make it again.

  6. Aug 7th 2006

    my family loved this, but i thought the pineapple was overwhelming. i think i was expecting something closer to rice pudding than what this recipe offers. it's still pretty good though !

  7. Jan 25th 2006

    Awsome recipe this is good stuff

  8. Mar 17th 2005

    I thought this was tasty. You can really vary the recipe too...add a touch of lemon or throw in a few cherries. This can also be made lighter by using sugar free, fat-free ingredients, but ...

  9. Sep 30th 2003

    This is the best - we had this in school when I was growing up and I've been trying to recreate it forever. The day we had this was always my favorite! It's great without the nuts too! (they ...