Pineapple-Cream Cheese Layered Pie

         Yield: 1 Servings
Categories: Pies, Crusts

1/3 c Sugar 1 tb Cornstarch 7/8 c Crushed pineapple -- 8 oz. Can 1 9 inch pie crust -- unbaked 1 c Cream cheese -- softened 1/2 c Sugar 1 ts Salt 2 Eggs 1/2 c Milk 1/2 ts Vanilla extract 1/4 c Pecans -- chopped 1. For pineapple layer: combine sugar, cornstarch, and pineapple plus its juice in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture is thick and clear. Cool; set aside. 2. Blend cream cheese, sugar and salt in mixer bowl. Add 2 eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Blend in milk and vanilla (if mixture looks slightly curdled, don't worry -- it bakes out). Spread cooled pineapple mixture over bottom of pie shell. Pour cream cheese mixture over pineapple; sprinkle with pecans. 3. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes; reduce heat to 325 degrees and bake for 50 minutes. Cool before serving. Recipe By : Jo Anne Merrill