be as nice as pie(redirected from were as nice as pie)
be as nice as pie
slang To be surprisingly or unexpectedly pleasant. Mr. Stewart may seem crotchety, but actually he's as nice as pie—he's helped me carry my groceries many times.
be as nice as pie(informal)
if someone is nice as pie, they are friendly to you when you are expecting them not to be I came in this morning expecting him to be furious with me and he was nice as pie.