Friday, June 25, 2010

Peanut Butter Meringue Pie

2 c. milk
3 T. cornstarch
1 c. sugar
4 eggs
1 t. vanilla
1/4 c. peanut butter

Beat egg yolks, add sugar and cornstarch. Beat until smooth. Have milk scalded and gradually add it to sugar mixture. Cook until thick. Stir in vanilla and peanut butter. Pour in a baked pie shell and top with a meringue.

I first ate this pie on a ladies trip to Nacogdoches this spring. If you like peanut butter, you will love this pie!

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Dove Cookies

1/2 c. shortening
1 stick butter
1 egg
1 c. sugar
1/2 t. soda
1/2 t. cream of tarter
1 t. vanilla
2 c. flour

Combine all ingredients. Roll into small balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets. Pat down with a fork. Cook at 350 for about 8-10 minutes.

This is a great basic plain cookie that you can garnish or decorate easily.