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Mile High Fig Pie

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Ingredients
  8 inch baked pie shell 1
  Dried figs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3
  Sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Coarsely chopped walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon rind 1 Tablespoon
  Egg white meringue 1 , made out of 3 eggs
Directions

Early in day: Pour boiling water over figs; let stand 5 min.; drain.
With scissors, snip off stems; then coarsely snip up figs.
In saucepan, beat egg yolks slightly; stir in figs, sour cream, lemon juice, salt, and 1/2 cup sugar.
Bring to boil over low heat, stirring; then boil, stirring, 3 min.
Refrigerate until cool and stiff.
Start heating oven to 350°F.
Into fig mixture, stir nuts, vanilla, lemon rind; pour into pie shell.
Top with meringue.
Bake 12 to 15 min.; cool away from drafts.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Party

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