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This recipe from the 1950s for frosty pineapple pie is super easy to make, and doesn’t need any special ingredients. Best of all, the recipe can be easily adapted to make other kinds of delicious fruity pies!

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Vintage frosty pineapple pie recipe

Make 9-inch stir-n-roll pie shell.

Bring to a boil 1-1/4 cups crushed pineapple. Stir in until dissolved 1 package lemon-flavored gelatin. Mix in 3/4 to 1 cup sugar (depending on sweetness of fruit). Cool until almost stiff.

Whip until stiff 1 cup chilled undiluted Carnation evaporated milk with 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Pour on top of gelatin mixture. Beat in slowly with rotary beater or electric mixer at low speed. Pour into baked pie shell. Chill at least 1 hour.

To whip Carnation, simply chill first in a refrigerator tray until soft crystals form around outside edges — 15 to 20 minutes.

Variations: Frosty orange pie, frosty grape pie, frosty prune pie & more

This dessert is equally delicious made with pineapple juice or orange juice, grape juice, prune juice, apricot nectar or applesauce.

For lemon or lime variation: Use 1 cup boiling water and 1/4 cup lime or lemon juice (fresh, bottled or canned). Lime or lemon-flavored gelatin may be used.

Success tip: For a fluffy high pie be sure the gelatin mixture is almost stiff and that the evaporated milk is whipped until it stands in stiff peaks.

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