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Cornmeal Pie

 Cornmeal Pie
"IF MAMA had time, she'd make these pies on Saturday night. She always made two so we could have one for dessert on Monday, too. One pie server our family very nicely, and there was never any left over."
12-16 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 unbaked pastry shells (9 inches)
  • Whipped cream, optional

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  • Add corn syrup, milk and vanilla; mix well. Fold in cornmeal and
  • flour. Pour into pastry shells.
  • Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Reduce heat to 300°. Bake 20-25
  • minutes longer or until set (cover edges with foil during the last
  • 15 minutes to prevent overbrowning if necessary). Cool on a wire
  • rack. Garnish with whipped cream if desired. Refrigerate leftovers.
  • Yield: 2 pies (6-8 servings each).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 415 calories, 20 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 77 mg cholesterol, 269 mg sodium, 59 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.