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Pineapple Pecan Pie

A local radio station sponsored a contest that required recipes with three different products from the dairy case. I entered this recipe and won a prize!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 55 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar and salt until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in milk and vanilla; set aside.
  • In a small saucepan, combine cornstarch and remaining sugar. Stir in pineapple; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil for 2 minutes. Pour into pastry shell; spoon cream cheese mixture over top. Sprinkle with pecans.
  • Bake at 400° for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 325°; bake 45-50 minutes more or until center is set. Cool completely; chill before serving.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 391 calories, 21g fat (10g saturated fat), 91mg cholesterol, 355mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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