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SWEET POTATO OR PUMPKIN MERINGUE PIE

SWEET POTATO OR PUMPKIN MERINGUE PIE

1 1/3 c. all purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. butter flavor Crisco
3 tbsp. ice water
Mix up crust and roll out. Place in deep dish pan, 10 inches.

NUT LAYER:
2/3 c. chopped pecans
2/3 c. brown sugar
3 tbsp. butter
Microwave until soft and put in bottom of crust.

FILLING LAYER:
1 1/4 c. sweet potato or pumpkin
2/3 c. sugar
3 egg yolks
1/2 c. evaporated milk
1/2 c. flaked coconut; optional
6 tbsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla
Mix above real well and pour over nut layer. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes.

MERINGUE:
3 egg whites
1/8 tsp. salt
Beat stiff until peaks form. Final touch: blend 1 jar marshmallow cream
with egg whites. Pour and spread over pie, sprinkle with coconut. Bake 8-10 minutes.

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October 14, 2006 - Posted by | Christmas, Dessert Recipes, Famous Recipes, Pie Recipes, Potato Recipes, Pumpkin, Pumpkin Recipes, Recipes, Thanksgiving

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