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Ingredients

1 cup Kellogg's Cornflake crumbs
2 tablespoons sugar
1/3 cup butter, melted
1 cup milk or half-and-half
1 package (3-3/4 ounces) vanilla instant pudding mix
1 pint vanilla ice cream, slightly softened
1-1/2 cups crushed pineapple, drained
1/2 cup pineapple syrup
1 tablespoon cornstarch

Instructions

Blend crumbs, sugar and butter together and press into 9-inch pie pan. Chill. Pour milk into mixing bowl; add pudding mix and ice cream. Beat slowly until well blended (1-2 minutes). Pour into crust. Refrigerate while making glaze. Drain pineapple and measure syrup. Add syrup to cornstarch gradually. Stir to keep mixture smooth. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until thickened and clear. Add pineapple and cool. Spoon over pie. Chill one hour.

Marguerite Vens
Davenport



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