Archive for the ‘Pies and Pastry’ Category

Shoo-Fly Pie

2 C. flour 1/4 C. brown sugar 1/3 C. butter or margarine 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 C. molasses 1/2 C. white Karo syrup 1/2 C. brown sugar 2 eggs 1 C. hot water 1 tsp. baking soda Mix first 5 ingredients until crumbs are formed. Mix soda and hot water. Add molasses, […]

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Quick Peanut Butter Pie

1/2 C. peanut butter 1 C. powdered sugar 1 pkg. vanilla instant pudding Cool whip Prepare and bake a pie crust until lightly brown. Cool. Mix peanut butter and powdered sugar until crumbly. Spread 3/4 of crumbs on bottom of crust. Prepare pudding as directed on package, put on top of crumbs. Top with Cool […]

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Pie Crust

6 C. flour 2 C. lard or shortening 1 egg 1 tsp. vinegar Blend flour and lard to coarse crumbs. In a cup put egg and vinegar, beat together, add enough water to fill cup. Combine all ingredients with fork or hands. This is always flaky and never fails.

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Pecan Pie

1 C. light Karo syrup 1/2 C. light brown sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla 3 eggs 1 C. pecans Mix first 5 ingredients and beat slightly. Add pecans and pour into 1 – 8″ pie crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until done.

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Graham Cracker Crust

1 1/2 C. graham cracker crumbs 1/4 C. brown sugar 1/3 C. butter, melted Mix all ingredients and press into pie pan.

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Custard Pie

2 1/2 C. milk 1/2 C. sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 1 tsp. almond extract 1/2 tsp. vanilla 4 eggs, beaten Scald milk, add sugar, flavorings and salt and stir. Pour slowly into beaten eggs, stir while pouring. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Pour in an unbaked pie shell. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes. […]

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Crumb Topping for Pies

1 C. sugar 1 1/2 C. flour 2/3 C. butter or margarine Mix sugar and flour; but in soft butter until crumbly. I use this for apple or cherry pie. This will do 2 pies.

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Cream Pie

2 1/4 C. sugar 1 C. cornstarch 3/4 tsp. salt 6 C. milk, scalded 9 egg yolks 3/4 stick butter or margarine 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla whipped cream Mix sugar, cornstarch and salt. Pour scalded milk over this and bring to a boil. Stir eggs with a fork; add 1/4 cup of hot mixture to […]

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Coconut Cream Pie

2 1/4 C. sugar 1 C. cornstarch 3/4 tsp. salt 6 C. milk, scalded 9 egg yolks 3/4 stick butter or margarine 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1 C. coconut whipped cream Mix sugar, cornstarch and salt. Pour scalded milk over this and bring to a boil. Stir eggs with a fork; add 1/4 cup of […]

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Chocolate Cream Pie

2 1/4 C. sugar 1 C. cornstarch 3/4 tsp. salt 6 C. milk, scalded 9 egg yolks 3/4 stick butter or margarine 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla 3/4 C. cocoa whipped cream Mix sugar, cornstarch, cocoa and salt. Pour scalded milk over this and bring to a boil. Stir eggs with a fork; add 1/4 cup […]

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