Grandma Jackson's Chocolate Cream Pie

Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings
Serves: 6-8
Prep Time:

Ingredients

1 1/2 c sugar
1/3 c all purpose flour
1/4 c cocoa, unsweetened
3 large egg yolks, beaten
2 c pet milk (evaporated) or milk
1/2 stick butter
1 pie shell, baked
MERINGUE
3 large egg whtes
3 Tbsp sugar
1/8 tsp cream of tartar or baking powder
NOTE: I LIKE TO USE 4 EGG WHITES,
6 TABLESPOONS (1/3 CUP) SUGAR, 1/8
TSP CREAM OF TARTAR AND A TSP
VANILLA TO MAKE THE MERINGUE,

The Cook

Gail Welch Recipe
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Well Seasoned
Carthage, TX (pop. 6,779)
sugarshack
Member Since Nov 2010
Gail's notes for this recipe:
This recipe belonged to 94 year old Iaeline Jackson. She was the grandmother of a co-worker of mine. My husband's mother's maiden name was Jackson so I'm adopting Mrs. Iaeline into our family as Grandma. She has been making this pie for her family many many years.
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Directions

1
Put all ingredients (for pie filling) in saucepan and cook until thickened and bubbly. NOTE: I mix beaten egg yolks and milk together in saucepan then add dry ingredients and butter.and whisk until bubbly and thickened.
2
Pour into pre-baked pie shell.
3
Make meringue by beating egg whites until stiff. Add sugar, one tablespoon at a time. Add cream of tartar or baking powder (and vanilla if desired). Beat until stiff.
4
Put on top of pie and bake 5-10 minutes or until lightly brown. Cool on wire rack.
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user Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - Dec 30, 2011
Hi Gail! My grandmother Mabel Kenndey Sullivan use to make this pie when I was a girl.... haven't had it for several years.... thanks for the reminder! This is a very good pie! Your photo is beautiful! xo
user Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - Dec 30, 2011
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Gail Welch sugarshack - Dec 30, 2011
AWWH, thanks, Colleen. Memories of Grandma's cooking is a great feeling.
user Patti Petty PattiPetty - Jan 29, 2012
Thank you Colleen for sharing your family recipe. It is excellent!

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