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Apple Pie Cookies

Apple Pie Cookies

If you want a delicious cookie for a very special occasion these will fill the bill. YIELD: 10-12 (I’d double this recipe for the cookies–not the piecrust.) Apple Pie Cookies Make this Never-Fail Piecrust but don’t put it in a pie pan or cook it yet. 5 C. flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 t. salt 3 t. brown sugar 1 lb (2 C.) lard ( solid Crisco) (make your 2 C. generous) 1 T. vinegar 1 egg, slightly beaten…

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Yummy Peach Pie

Yummy Peach Pie

Finally it’s peach season. I couldn’t resist making a pie this morning. The dough I use makes five crusts. You can put the extra balls in a plastic bag and refrigerate till you make your next pie. Hope you enjoy this family favorite from my book Family Favorites from the Heartland. Pie Crust-Never-fail Variety   Grandma Sally lived in south-west Missouri on a farm. Down the road and a half mile south, lived Bernice (pronounced Burn-nis, with the emphasis on burn)….

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Chocolate Pecan Bourbon Pie

Chocolate Pecan Bourbon Pie

Chocolate-Pecan-Bourbon Pie Adapted from Michele Stuart’s “Perfect Pies” Makes one 9-inch pie Crust • 1 RECIPE TRADITIONAL PASTRY PIECRUST (RECIPE BELOW) • 2 TABLESPOONS HEAVY CREAM (TO GLAZE THE PIE EDGES) Filling • 3 LARGE EGGS, ROOM TEMPERATURE • 1/2 CUP PLUS 1 TABLESPOON SUGAR • 1 1/4 CUPS DARK CORN SYRUP • 1/2 TABLESPOON PURE VANILLA EXTRACT • 1 TABLESPOON BOURBON • 5 TABLESPOONS UNSALTED BUTTER, MELTED AND KEPT WARM • 1 1/2 CUPS CHOPPED PECANS • 3/4 CUP…

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Impossible Custard Pie

Impossible Custard Pie

Impossible Custard Pie Magically makes its own crust! 1/2 cup Bisquick 3/4 cup sugar 4 eggs 2 cup milk 1 cup flaked coconut 1 tsp. vanilla 1 TBS. butter, softened Combine all ingredients and pour into 9-inch buttered pie pan. Bake at 400 degrees for 25-30 minutes until custard sets. Like magic it layers into crust, custard, coconut topping. Cool. Tip: One cup of Bisquick can be substituted by a mix of one cup of flour, 1½ teaspoons of baking…

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French Silk Pie

French Silk Pie

French Silk Pie 1 C. butter 1 ½ C. sugar 4 oz. unsweetened chocolate 2 t. vanilla 4 eggs 9-inch pie crusts, baked/cooled. Melt and cool chocolate. Cream butter, gradually adding sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in cooled chocolate and vanilla. Add eggs one at a time. Put in pie shell. Chill. Enjoy! To see my books visit here. To view my other blog visit here.

Chocolate Chip Pie

Chocolate Chip Pie

Want to avoid corn syrup? Here is one for you. Chocolate Chip Pie 2 eggs ½ C. flour ½ C. white sugar ½ C. brown sugar 1 C. butter, melted and cooled 1 C. chocolate chips 1 C. walnuts (I prefer pecans) Beat eggs. Add flour, and sugars. Beat until well blended. Blend in melted butter. Stir in chips. Put into 9-inch pie shell (unbaked) 325 degrees for about 1 hour. Serve warm with whipped topping. To see my books…

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Oat-Crisp Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Oat-Crisp Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Rustic Vegan Oat Crisp Pumpkin Pie My daughter, who doesn’t like pumpkin pie, tried this and said it was the best she’s ever eaten. A decadent veganized version of classic pumpkin pie served with luxurious coconut whipped cream! To allow for optimal cooking and cooling time, this pie is best baked the day before you plan to eat it. Ingredients Pumpkin Pie Filling • 1½ cups pure pumpkin puree • 1 cup evaporated cane sugar • ¼ tsp salt •…

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Southern Buttermilk Pie

Southern Buttermilk Pie

SOUTHERN BUTTERMILK PIE 1 cup buttermilk 1 ¾ cup sugar 3 large eggs 3 tablespoon flour 1 tablespoon loosely packed lemon zest 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon nutmeg Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix everything together and pour into an unbaked 9″ pie shell. Sprinkle the top lightly with nutmeg. Bake 15 minutes. Reduce oven to 350 and bake 45 minutes. Cool completely to allow filling to set. In case…

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Easy Pumpkin Puree

Easy Pumpkin Puree

Every fall our family has a pumpkin party. We take a hayride into the pumpkin patch my husband planted and gather the bounty. For years I cut the pumpkins in half, scraped out the seeds and put them face-down on the cookie sheet in the oven to bake in order to make the most delicious puree for pies or muffins. I found an easier way online this year. Sooooo much easier! How to Make Pumpkin Puree, the Easy Way. Ingredients…

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Buttermilk Pie

Buttermilk Pie

Haven’t tried this yet, but it looks yummy. You might make this as a special treat today to cheer people up on this glorious tax day. SOUTHERN BUTTERMILK PIE: ½ C. buttermilk 1¾ C. sugar 2 large eggs 3 tbsp. flour pinch of salt 1 stick butter 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tsp. nutmeg Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix everything togher and pour into an unblked 9 inch shell. Sprinkle The top lightly with nutmeg. Bake 15 minutes. REduce over…

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