Pineapple Layer -

1/3 c sugar
1 Tblsp cornstarch
1 can (8oz) crushed pineapple w/juice

Cream Cheese Layer

1 pkg (8 oz) cream cheese, softened to room temperature
1/2 c sugar
1 tsp salt
2 large eggs
1/2 c milk
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 9-inch unbaked pie shell
1/4 c chopped pecans


1 - Combine sugar, cornstarch and pineapple plus 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 eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Blend in milk and vanilla. (Mixture may look curdled.)

3 - Spread cooled pineapple mixture over bottom of pie shell.  Pour cream cheese mixture over pineapple layer; sprinkle with pecans.

4 - Bake at 400 deg for 10 minutes; reduce heat to 325 deg and bake for 50 minutes. Cool.