After Lennie's comment about too much salt, I realized she was right! I normally cut the salt back myself, but when I typed it into Zaar I forgot to make that change. Thanks to Gay, the above amount of salt is now correct! Thanks guys!!!
This was very tasty, and very easy to make. The pie had a bit of a salty taste, even though I cut the salt back to 1/2 tsp; I will cut the salt back to 1/4 tsp, I think, the next time I make it. Other than adjusting the salt, the only change I made was to eliminate the nuts (due to a nut-phobic son). The filling amount filled my storebought pie shell right up to the rim, meaning a bit did slop over when I transferred it onto a cookie sheet to go into the oven -- a minor mess, and one that wouldn't have happened, I think, had I used a homemade 9-inch pie crust, or a deepdish crust. I swear those storebought pie shells are too small! The pie was a hit at dessert tonight, and I will definitely make it again. I also think it'll be perfect to take to potlucks :-)
I've been trying to duplicate my father in laws pie from childhood and this turned out to be THE pie! This really gave him a lot of comfort, especially since his wife just passed away. I really appreciated being able to do a little thing to help. He ate this pie in Brooklyn bakeries and even his family didn't know how to make it, so it was a real coop figuring out the recipe! I used full fat cream cheese. My father in law really liked the addition of nuts on top. Thanks Kim! Roxygirl
Sorry but we thought it was just okay
Loved this pie! I had all the ingredients on hand so I didn't have to make a trip to the store. Easy to make and it was even better the next day.Thanks, Kim, for sharing.