Yellow Squash Pie

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Ingredients

5 eggs, separated
3 cups cooked, mashed yellow squash
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 baked (9-inch) pastry shell
Ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar

Preparation

Beat egg yolks in a Dutch oven until thick and lemon colored. Add next 8 ingredients; mix well. Cook over medium heat until thickened. Pour mixture into pastry shell. Sprinkle with nutmeg.

Beat egg whites (at room temperature) and cream of tartar until foamy. Gradually add remaining sugar, one tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form. Spread over hot filling, sealing to edge of pastry. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool.

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Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes

January 1984
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