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Golden Nugget Pie

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soft butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Water 5 Drop
  Eggs 5
  Whipping cream 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry mustard 2⁄3 Teaspoon
  Tabasco sauce 3 Drop
  Ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Canadian old cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Pound, grated
  Cooked ham 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), finely cubed
  Paprika To Taste
Directions

Preheat oven to 400°.
Combine, in a medium size mixing bowl, flour, salt and sugar.
Mix well.
Add butter.
Mix with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Add egg and water.
Mix lightly with a fork.
Roll out on well floured board or pastry cloth (it helps if you have a sock or mesh cloth on the rolling pin).
Fold pastry over and carefully line a 9" pie pan.
Pinch top edges between thumb and forefinger.
In a 2 quart bowl, combine eggs, cream, salt, mustard, Tabasco and pepper.
Beat slightly.
Sprinkle cheese and ham evenly into pastry lined pan.
Pour filling over cheese and ham.
Sprinkle with paprika.
Bake at 400° for 10 mins.
Reduce heat to 325° and continue baking for 20 to 25 mins. or until filling is firm to the touch in the centre.
Salad, pitted ripe olives, cranberry sauce and suitable wine.
Tommy suggests Black Tower Tafelwein.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Everyday

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