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Vanilla, Coconut or Dark Chocolate Cream Pies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jan Marler

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Vanilla
Sugar: 3/4 cup sugar
Flavoring: 1 t. vanilla

Coconut
Sugar: 3/4 cup sugar
Flavoring: 1 cup flaked coconut

Dark Chocolate
Sugar: 1 cup sugar
Flavoring: 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate

For all pies:
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 t. salt
3 cups milk
4 beaten egg yolks
3 T. butter
1 1/2 t. vanilla

One pie crust baked and cooled
Whip cream (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
In a large nonmetal mixing bowl stir together cornstarch, salt and sugar. Gradually stir in milk to make a smooth mixture. Micro-cook, uncovered, on high for 7-10 minutes or until mixture starts to boil, stirring every minute. Micro cook, uncovered, on high for 2 minutes more, stirring every minute,

Gradually stir about 1 cup of the hot mixture into the beaten egg yolks. Stir yolk mixture into the remaining hot mixture in the mixing bowl. Stir in flavoring. Micro-cook, uncovered, on high for 45-60 seconds or until just boiling. Stir in butter and vanilla. Turn into baked and cooled pie shell. Chill for several hours. Top with with whipped cream, if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 or 4 Marlers
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Stirring every minute is important. It can overflow on you quickly and it is VERY hot (like McDonalds coffee).

 

 

 

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