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Pumpkin Sherry Pie

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Ingredients
  Gelatin 1 Tablespoon
  Eggs 3
  Pumpkin 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sherry 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baked pastry shell 1
  Whipped cream 4 Tablespoon
Directions

Soften gelatin in 1/4 cup cold water.
Beat egg yolks slightly in double boiler; stir in pumpkin, sherry, 1/4 cup sugar, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger.
Cook over boiling water, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes.
Remove from heat; add gelatin.
Stir until dissolved; chill until mixture begins 10 thicken.
Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites with remaining sugar.
Pour into pie shell; chill for several lours.
Top with whipped cream before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Party

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