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Chocolate Meringue Pie


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Ingredients

Crust

2 cups flour
1 tsp. salt
3/4 cups Crisco (solid, not oil)
6 Tbls. ice water

Chocolate Filling

1-1/2 cups milk
3 egg yolks (save whites)
1 tsp. margarine
3 Tbls. cocoa
pinch of salt
1 tsp. vanilla
3 heaping Tbls. flour
1 cup sugar

Meringue

4 egg whites
1/4 tsp. cream of tarter
3/4 cup sugar
pinch of salt


For crust


Mix flour, salt & Crisco until almost dough like. Add ice water and mix well. Roll out in a floured surface and put into sprayed pie dish. Prick with fork to make holes all around. Bake at 350 degrees, 20 minutes. Let cool.


For Chocolate Filling


Mix well and cook on stove until pudding like texture. Pour into cooled crust. While cooling, make the meringue.


For Meringue


Beat egg whites until foamy. Add cream of tarter and salt and beat until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar and beat until stiff like. Pour onto pie and Bake at 300 degrees for 10 minutes or until peaks barely brown.


IMPORTANT NOTE:


Make meringue in a cold, metal mixing bowl!


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Notes

This recipe comes from my late Aunt Grace who was an awesome cook! The chocolate filling is so creamy and delicious not to mention the meringue!

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