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This is an old-fashioned pie. It is very good, but rich!

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
16
Yield:
2 - 9 inch pies
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Beat together egg yolks, evaporated milk, syrup, melted butter or margarine, vanilla, 1/2 cup sugar, and flour.

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  • Brown 2 cups sugar in an iron skillet until light brown. Remove from heat. Add water; and return to heat until sugar dissolves. Pour in egg yolk mixture. Cook until thickened, then simmer 5 minutes. Pour filling into 2 baked pie shells.

  • Beat egg whites until foamy. Add cream of tartar and 1/2 cup sugar; continue to beat until stiff peaks form. Spread meringue over pies, sealing the edges.

  • Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

372 calories; protein 4.5g; carbohydrates 60.8g; fat 13.1g; cholesterol 58.7mg; sodium 183.1mg. Full Nutrition
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