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CHARTREUSE PIE Recipe

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This recipe for CHARTREUSE PIE, by , is from GRAMMY'S FAMILY COOKBOOK : A SELECTION OF OUR FAMILY'S FAVORITE RECIPES, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
GREATMA NIDEY
Added: Saturday, January 17, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
20 squares graham crackers
1/2 c sugar - divided
1/4 c softened margarine
1 c chilled Milnotę evaporated milk
1 c crushed pineapple
3 oz box lime jell-o
2 Tbsp lemon juice

Directions:
Directions:
Crush graham crackers into fine crumbs, then combine with 1/4 c sugar, and 1/4 c softened margarine. Mix well and press into the bottom of a 9" pie pan. Bake 8 minutes at 375║ then cool.
In a small sauce pan bring pineapple to a boil. Stir in the jello and 1/4 c sugar. Stir until dissolved. Cool until syrupy. Add lemon juice to Milnotę and beat until stiff. Add the pineapple mixture and mix well at low speed. Spoon into the pie shell and chill 2 hours or until ready to serve.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was one of UNCLE RAY'S favorite desserts.

 

 

 

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