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Quick Vanilla Cream Pie

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Ingredients
  Baked pastry shell 1 (9 Inch)
  Corn starch 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Milk/Half-and-half 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3 , slightly beaten
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 3
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 6 Tablespoon
Directions

Combine sugar, corn starch and salt in 2-quart bowl.
Gradually stir in milk.
MICROWAVE 8 MINUTES on '8', or until thickened, stirring twice with wire whip.
Stir a little of the hot mixture into egg yolks.
Blend warmed yolks into hot mixture.
MICROWAVE 2 MINUTES on '8', or until custard coats a metal spoon, stirring once.
Stir in butter and vanilla until butter melts.
Cool.
Pour into baked pie shell.
Beat egg whites with cream of tartar until foamy.
Gradually beat in sugar.
Continue beating until stiff peaks form.
Gently spread meringue over cream filling, sealing meringue to edges of crust.
Brown under conventional broiler.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Pie

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2343 Calories from Fat 455

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 129 g198%

Saturated Fat 28.1 g140.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 665 mg221.7%

Sodium 611 mg25.5%

Total Carbohydrates 262 g87.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.41 g1.6%

Sugars 115.2 g

Protein 48 g95.4%

Vitamin A 37.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 58.5% Iron 9.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Quick Vanilla Cream Pie Recipe