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Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Lemon Meringue Pie, by , is from The Toledo Area Chapter APA Celebrates National Payroll Week!, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Thursday, July 17, 2008



Pie Filling
5 T cornstarch
1 c sugar
1 c water
3 eggs, separated
5 T lemon juice
5 T margarine

3 egg whites
6 T sugar
1/4 tsp cream of tartar

Cook cornstarch, sugar, and water until thick. Stir small amount into egg yolks, then stir back into pan. Add lemon juice. Stir over heat until smooth. Add margarine and stir until melted. Set aside and allow to cool. When cool, pour into baked pie shell.

Beat meringue ingredients until stiff peaks form. Pour over pie filling and shell. Bake at 375 degrees for 18 minutes.




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