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Lemonade Stand Pie

12 Apr

lemonade pie  When you eat this pie it takes you back to the days of lemonade stands. I remember have a lemonade stand with my sister Lisa. Growing up in Florida, we would have a lemonade stand just about every weekend! I hope this pie will remind you of your childhood too.

Ingredients:

1/3 C. Lemonade Drink Mix (Sweetened)

1/2 C. Cold Water

2 C. Vanilla Ice Cream, thawed

1 18 oz. Cool Whip, thawed

1 Graham Cracker Crust

Mix drink mix and water until dissolved, set aside. Add ice cream. Mix until well blended. Add Cool Whip. Freeze mixture until it is hard enough to mound. Spoon mixture into graham cracker crust. Freeze 4 hours or until firm. Remove from freezer 15 minutes before serving. Let stand at room temperature before cutting. Store leftover pie in freezer.

Serves 8

Sweet Potato Pie

10 Apr

sweet pot. pie  Most people associate Sweet Potato Pie with Thanksgiving and Fall. But, it is a delicious dessert anytime of the year. Being from the South, we enjoyed Sweet Potato Pie year round and with this recipe, so can you.

Ingredients:

29 oz. Can of Sweet Potatoes ( I prefer Bruce’s brand)

1 C. Sugar

1/4 C. Milk

3 Eggs, Separated

1/8 Pound of Butter

1/2 Teaspoon Nutmeg

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

1 9 Inch Unbaked pie shell ( Deep dish works best)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Drain and mash sweet potatoes, add remaining ingredients except egg whites. Place mixture in the pie shell. Bake for approximately 45 minutes.

You may also add a scant amount of brown sugar and walnuts or pecans.

Coconut Custard Pie

8 Apr

coconut custard pie This recipe is from my Aunt Recye. She was an excellent cook and she was even better at baking. I came upon this recipe that she had written down for me many years ago on an old envelope. I made this pie this morning and boy did it bring back wonderful memories. I hope you will enjoy it as well.

Ingredients:

1 3/4 C. Milk

3/4 C. Sugar

1/2 C. Bisquick mix

4 Eggs

Rind of half of an Orange

1/4 C. Butter

1 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla extract

1 C. Baker’s Coconut, flaked

Combine milk, sugar, bisquick, eggs, orange, butter and vanilla in a medium size mixing bowl. Blend on low-speed for 3 minutes. Pour into a greased and floured 9 inch pie pan. You may use a glass pan or an aluminum disposable pie tin. Let mixture stand for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with coconut. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.

Serves 8