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“Sound weird? But, it is good. It came from my mother-in-law and it was in her family for years. I think it is an old-fashioned dessert. I haven't seen many recipes for it. My grandkids love it.”
READY IN:
30mins
YIELD:
1 pie
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. CRUST:
  2. Mix the first three ingredients well.
  3. Press into a pie plate, saving about 3 tablepoons for the top.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees till lightly browned, about 7-8 minutes.
  5. FILLING:
  6. In a saucepan put the milk, sugar, cornstarch, salt, and egg yolks.
  7. Cook over medium heat till it comes to a boil; boil about 1/2 to 1 minute and take off the heat.
  8. Add the vanilla and let sit a minute while making meringue.
  9. Whip the eggs whites using a couple of tablespoons of sugar to make a meringue.
  10. Put the custard in the graham line pie plate.
  11. Add the meringue and saved graham cracker topping.
  12. 400 degrees till golden.

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