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Pumpkin Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Sally Gladwell Holton
Added: Thursday, November 13, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 2/3 tablespoons margarine, softened
2 eggs, separated
1 cup canned or cooked mashed pumpkin
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 pint whipping cream or half-and-half
2 unbaked 9-inch pastry shells
Whipped cream

Directions:
Directions:
Cream sugar and margarine; add egg yolks, pumpkin, flour, spices, vanilla, and whipping cream; mix well. Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into pumpkin mixture. Pour into pastry shells. Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 10 to 15 minutes; reduce heat to 300 degrees and bake about 40 minutes or until set. Garnish with whipped cream. Yield: two 9-inch pies.

 

 

 

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