Easy Pineapple Pie


8 1/2 ounces pineapple, crushed
1/3 cup margarine, 3/4 stick
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 9″ unbaked pie shell

1 * Substitute 1/2 cup packed brown sugar for 1/2 cup of the white sugar if preferred.
2 Drain pineapple very well, reserving juice for other uses.
3 Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
4 Add eggs and use a wire whisk to combine thoroughly.
5 Add vanilla extract and drained pineapple; blend.
6 Pour into unbaked 9-inch pie shell and bake in preheated 350-degree oven for about 45 minutes.
7 Let cool for a few minutes before cutting, or serve cold.\