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Easter Pie Recipe

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Santa and Millie Spinella
Added: Wednesday, October 29, 2008


Sweet Pie Crust:
1/2 c. butter
1/3 c. sugar
1 egg
1 tbsp. milk
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
1 1/4 c. flour

1 1/2 c. cooked wheat
1/2 c. sugar
3 eggs
1/2 tsp. almond or vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 c. citron *
1/4 c. chocolate chips *
1 orange peel grated *
2 lb. firm Ricotta
* optional

Make crust night before and refrigerate. Roll out enough dough to cover bottom of pie plate. Roll remaining dough and cut into strips for pie lattice.
Soak 1 cup raw wheat over night. Cook in same water - NO SALT - bring to boil - DO NOT STIR - boil for 20 minutes. Lower heat and simmer at least 1 hour adding hot water as needed. Cool.
Mix remaining ingredients in same order.
Fill pie crust and top with dough strips.
Bake 350 for 1 hour.




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