Caramel Chip Pie

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“One of the pies that my grandma used to make for summer picnics and family get togethers. She got the recipe off a Crisco can...the only shortening she ever uses!”
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Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For crust; sift flour and salt into a bowl. Then remove 1/4 c flour.
  2. Cut shortening into remaining flour utnil pieces are size of peas.
  3. Make paste with the 1/4 c reserved flour and water. Add to shortening-flour mixture.
  4. Mix and shape into ball.
  5. Roll dough on lightly floured board to 12 inch diameter and 1/8 inch thick. Line pie plate; trim 1/2 inch from edge of plate, turn edge under;flute. Prick generously with fork.
  6. Bake in preheated 425 degree oven for 12 minutes.
  7. For the filling:
  8. Mix dry ingredients with milk; cook over low heat until thickened- about 15 minutes.
  9. Add egg yolks and cook about 5 minutes. Stir in vanilla and chopped chocolate.
  10. Fill pastry shell and top with meringue made of egg whites beaten with melted marshmallows. Brown in a 350 degree oven.

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