HAWAII CHEESE PIE-(PINEAPPLE)
|Categories:||Pies, Fruit Desserts, Other Desserts, Quick & Easy|
|Keywords:||pineapple, creamcheese, grahamcracker|
|2||8-oz each cream cheese, softened|
|2 lg||eggs, room temperature|
|3 tsp||pineapple juice|
|1 can(s)||20-oz crushed pineapple with juice, separate|
|1||ready crust 2 extra serving graham cracker crust|
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DirectionsPreheat oven to 350 degrees.
Separate pineapple and juice, reserve the pineapple, pour juice in a measuring cup.Beat cream cheese until fluffy. While mixing,add 1/2 cup sugar, salt, eggs one at a time, removing batter off the sides of mixer bowl, and add 3 tsp pineapple juice; mix until smooth. Pour into pie crust. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until set. Remove from oven and turn oven to 400 degrees. Let pie rest a few minutes.While pie is baking, combine the juice from measuring cup, cornstarch and 1/2 cup sugar in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, stir until thickened. Pour reserve pineapple in the syrup, stir well, remove from heat.Spread pineapple filling over cheese, gentle. (You may have a little left.) Return to oven and continue to bake for 20 minutes or until crust is brown. Cool completely on a rack, before serving. Refrigerate and cover, left over pie.