Pineapple Cream Pie

Jolayne Cooper

By
@jwcooper

My dad's birthday was a few days ago, and I was thinking about him. His favorite pie was pineapple pie, which my mom made for him. I decided to make it a little differently and came up with this pie. Everyone liked it, but my husband said he preferred the original of my mother's.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1
prebaked pie crust
20 oz
can crushed pineapple with juice
3/4 c
sugar, divided
2 tsp
cornstarch
8 oz
cream cheese, softened
1 c
heavy cream
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place the pineapple, and juice, in a heavy saucepan and on medium heat, bring to almost boiling. Mix 1/2 cup of sugar, (more if you want it sweeter), and the cornstarch. Once it is mixed well, add to the pineapple and stir well. Allow the pineapple to come to a boil and stir as it thickens. Cook for 1-2 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool completely.
2
Beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add the cream and vanilla, and beat until medium to stiff peaks form. Fold in the cooled pineapple.
3
Fill the piecrust and refrigerate until ready to serve. You could serve this with more whipped cream on top.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #pineapple