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

Directions

  • 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 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until lightly brown.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE:
  • Make meringue in a cold, metal mixing bowl!

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!

Categories: Pie 

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