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Chocolate Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Pie, by , is from The Sharp Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Nelda Ely
Added: Sunday, October 5, 2008


1 pie crust

2 cups milk
2 egg yolks
2/3 cup sugar
2 Tbsp cocoa
1 tsp vanilla
2 Tbsp corn starch

2 tsp cold water
2 egg whites
2 Tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla

Cook all filling ingredients in a double boiler until creamy thick. Pour into pie crust. For Meringue: Beat water and egg whites until stiff. Add sugar and vanilla. Spoon onto top of pie. Brown meringue in 350 oven.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
From the kitchen of Gertrude Grantland.

MaMa always made her pie crust, but I don't have that recipe.




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