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Velvety Chiffon Pies

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Ingredients
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Envelope of unflavored gelatin 1
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Crumb crust 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Baked)
Directions

Put milk in top part of small double boiler.
Soften gelatin in milk.
Add 1/4 cup sugar, the salt, and egg yolks.
Beat slightly to blend.
Put over simmering water and cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and coats a metal spoon.
Remove from heat and add vanilla.
Chill until thickened but not firm.
Beat egg whites until foamy; gradually add remaining sugar, beating until stiff but not dry.
Fold this meringue into gelatin mixture.
Pile lightly into cold Crumb Crust; chill until firm.
Serve plain, or spread with sweetened whipped cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Vanilla
Interest: 
Quick
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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