Recipe by Lisawas
"Custard pie is brightened with crushed pineapple in this fun and easy pie. When I was little, my best-friends great-aunt Tootie would make this pie for the family each and every summer at her home in Iowa and it became a favorite of my family too!"
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1 (8 ounce) can
crushed pineapple, with juice
1 (8 ounce) package
cream cheese, softened
1 (9 inch)
refrigerated pie crust
As the best friend mentioned above, who finally joined this site (thanks Lis!), I have one correction to share that may improve the recipe, especially for the person who already tried it. The pineapple should be the first layer: Spread pineapple over crust; pour blended cream cheese over it. Sprinkle top with nutmeg (Aunt Tootie's secret ingredient) Enjoy!
I'm on the fence about this one. The flavor and the texture is good. It is not as sweet as I thought it would be. The initial layer taste more like a custard. I thought it would taste more like a cheese cake? Also, mine got so runny that the pinapple sunk in some spots. I think it is supposed to have 2 distinct layers. I have never had pineapple pie and I had all the ingrediants in the pantry so I gave it a whirl. Thanks for sharing.
This pie is VERY good! I didn't use a blender, just a beater to make the custard mixture fluffy, and followed the advice to put the pineapple filling on the bottom. Yum!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Aunt Tootie's Pineapple Pie
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 170
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