Cousins’ Week Pie (Toffee Shortbread)

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup butter ( soft) 1 1/2 cups butter ( melted) 1 1/2 cups sweetened condensed milk ( 14 ounce can, Eagle brand) 1 cup sugar 2 tablespoons white corn syrup 2 teaspoons vanilla 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate squares 2 tablespoons butter Directions: Make crust:. Mix...

Nectarine-Berry Pie

Ingredients: 4 large nectarines, pitted and sliced1 1/2 cups blueberries1 cup granulated sugar2 tablespoons cornstarch1 teaspoon vanilla extractpastry for double-crust pie1 eggs, beaten1 tablespoon sugar Directions: In large bowl,combine nectarine slices, berries,sugar,cornstarch and vanilla.Stir until fruit is coated.Pour filling into one of the pie shells and invert the second pie shell over it.Crimp edges...

Vegan Maple Pecan Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients: 15 ounces canned pumpkin ( about 2 cups)8 ounces silken tofu1/2 cup pure maple syrup1/2 teaspoon ground ginger1 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 teaspoon nutmeg1 tablespoon flour1 (9 inch) pie crusts1/4 cup chopped pecans Directions: Preheat oven to 350.Place pumpkin, tofu, syrup, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and flour ito a blender or food processor and process until...

Egg Custard Pie

Ingredients: 4 eggs1 cup sugar5 tablespoons flour1 teaspoon vanilla2 tablespoons margarine, softened1 cup sweet milk1 (5 ounce) cans evaporated milk Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Spray pie pan with Pam or other nonstick spray. Beat eggs, sugar and flour well. Add margarine, vanilla and milks, beat. Pour into pan. Bake at 350 for 40-45...

Mincemeat Squares

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour1 tablespoon white sugar1 teaspoon salt1 cup lard1 egg yolks, reserve the egg white for the top1/2 cup milk, enough to make 1/2 cup3 cups mincemeat1 -2 tablespoon butter, cut into small pieces1 egg whites, for top crust1 cup icing sugar2 tablespoons lemon juice Directions: PASTRY:.Sift flour, sugar...

Mom’s Pecan Pie

Ingredients: 4 tablespoons butter1 3/4 cups brown sugar1/4 teaspoon salt8 eggs1 1/3 cups whipping cream ( not yet whipped)2 cups light corn syrup2 teaspoons vanilla2 2/3 cups chopped pecans2 chilled pie crusts, uncooked Directions: Cream butter, slowly beat in sugar and salt.Add eggs one at a time, beating after each.Blend remaining ingredients (except pecans)...

Fudge Pie

Ingredients: 1 (9 inch) baked pie shells2 semi-sweet chocolate baking squares3 large eggs, slightly beaten1 cup sugar1/4 cup flour1/2 cup butter, melted1/2 cup pecans, chopped1 teaspoon vanilla1 teaspoon salt Directions: Melt the chocolate squares in a double boiler.In separate bowl, combine the sugar and flour.Add the three slightly beaten eggs and flour mixture to...

Mom’s Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients: 4 eggs1 1/2 cups brown sugar1 (12 ounce) cans evaporated milk1/2 teaspoon ginger1 teaspoon cinnamon1 pinch mace1 teaspoon salt29 -30 ounces pumpkin ( 2 small or 1 large can)1/4 cup orange juice Directions: Beat eggs, add sugar, milk and spices. Then add pumpkin and orange juice and mix well. Pour into chilled pie...

Dreamy Banana Cream Pie

Ingredients: 3 ounces cream cheese, softened2 tablespoons sugar, divided1 (3 1/2 ounce) boxes banana cream instant pudding1 1/2 cups milk3 firm bananas1 prebaked pie crusts1 1/2 cups whipping cream1/2 teaspoon vanilla Directions: In a medium-sized bowl, combine cream cheese with 1/2 tablespoon sugar and stir until smooth; add pudding mix and milk; beat for...