|Dates||1 Pound, pitted|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Baked pastry shell||1|
Place pitted and quartered dates in pan with water and simmer until tender.
Combine flour, sugar, salt, and milk, add drained dates, and cook, stirring constantly, until, mixture boils and thickens. Beat egg well, add small amount of date mixture to egg combine two mixtures.
Cook 2 minutes longer, stirring , constantly.
Cool and-pour into baked pastry shell chill until firm