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Easy Chocolate Pie

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Ingredients
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Dash
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , separated
  Unsweetened chocolate square 1 Ounce (1 Square)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Baked 9 inch pastry shell 1
  Cream of tartar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1/4 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)
Directions

Combine 1 cup sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a heavy saucepan; stir well.
Combine milk and egg yolks; beat with a wire whisk 1 to 2 minutes or until frothy.
Gradually stir into sugar mixture, mixing well.
Cook over medium heat, stirring con-standy, until thickened and bubbly.
Remove from heat; add chocolate, butter, and vanilla, stirring until chocolate and butter melt Spoon into pastry shell; set aside.
Beat egg whites (at room temperature) and cream of tartar at high speed of an electric mixer 1 minute.
Gradually add 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form.
Spread meringue over filling, sealing to edge of pastry.
Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie

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