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French Silk Chocolate Pie

1 baked pie crust
¾ cup butter
1 cup sugar
3 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
1 ½ tsp vanilla
3 eggs

Cream butter. Gradually add sugar. Cream well. Blend in melted & cooled chocolate & vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, beating 5 min after each addition, on medium speed of electric beater. Turn into cooled pie shell. Chill 2 hours. Top with whipped cream.

Black Magic Tarts

¼ cup butter, melted
¼ cup cocoa
Mix together.

1 egg
¾ can evaporated milk
¾ tsp vanilla

Blend on high in blender. Add cocoa & butter. Blend on low. Add:

¾ cup sugar
1 ½ tbsp cornstarch

Blend until smooth, then add:

½ cup coconut
¼ cup nuts (optional

Blend until nuts are chopped. Pour into tart shells. Bake 20-25 min @ 375. Makes 24.

Black Forest Pie

1 pie crust, uncooked

¾ cup sugar
1/3 cup cocoa
2 tbsp flour
¼ cup butter
1/3 cup milk
2 eggs, beaten
Large can cherry pie filling

Combine dry ingredients. Stir in butter & milk. Cook over medium heat until mixture begins to boil. Stir constantly. Add eggs to hot mixture. Fold in ½ of filling to chocolate mixture. Bake 35-45 min @ 350 or until set. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.

Container of whipped topping or whipped cream
1 square unsweetened chocolate, coarsely grated

Spread with topping, rest of cherry filling & grated chocolate. Refrigerate at least 30 min.

Strawberry Pie

Bring to boil stirring constantly:
1 cup white sugar
4 tbsp cornstarch
1 cup cold water
¼ cup crushed strawberries

1 bake pie shell
1 box of strawberries, sliced

Pour some of glaze into baked pie shell. Add remainder of berries and top with remaining glaze. Chill at least one hour. Serve with whipped cream.

Banana Cream Pie

1 baked pie shell
1-3 ¼ oz pkg vanilla pie filling – cooked type (or homemade)
1 ¾ cups milk

Cook. Cover with saran wrap & put in fridge to cool.

1 ½ cup marshmallows
500 ml whipping cream
Bananas (3 or 4)

Fold in marshmallows & ½ of whipped cream into cooled pudding. In pie crust, put layer of filling & layer of bananas. Repeat. Top with remaining whipped cream.

Vanilla Cream Pie

¾ cup sugar
1/3 cup flour (or 3 tbsp cornstarch)
¼ tsp salt
2 cups milk
3 egg yolks, beaten
2 tbsp butter
1 tsp vanilla
1 baked pie shell

In saucepan combine sugar, flour or cornstarch & salt. Gradually stir in milk. Cook & stir over medium heat until it boils. Boil 2 min. Remove from heat. Stir a little hot filling into yolks, and then add back to hot mixture. Cook 2 more minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add butter & vanilla. Pour into cooled pie shell. Top with meringue (or omit meringue & top with whipped cream when cool).


5 cups flour
1 lb lard
1 tbsp salt

Cut lard into flour & salt. Add:
1 tsp vinegar
1 egg beaten
Enough milk to make 1 cup
Mix just until blended & forms a dough that will stick together. Makes 6 crusts. Freezes well.

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