Cheddar Cheese Pie

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By Marsha Bradford
from Beaumont, TX
serves 6

Ingredients

  •   1
    pastry shell, 9" uncooked and chilled
  •   4
    eggs
  •   1 c
    heavy cream
  •   1 c
    milk
  •   1/2 tsp
    salt
  •   1/4 tsp
    hot pepper sauce
  •   1 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
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How To Make

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 450.
  • 2
    Prick pastry shell with fork; bake 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • 3
    Reduce oven temperature to 325.
  • 4
    In medium bowl beat together eggs, cream, milk, salt and hot pepper sauce sauce.
  • 5
    Sprinkle cheese evenly over bottom of pastry shell.
  • 6
    Pour in cream mixture.
  • 7
    Bake 45 minutes.
  • 8
    MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: Prepare and bake pastry shell as directed above using glass microwave-safe pie plate.
  • 9
    In 1-quart microwave-save bowl beat eggs, cream, milk, salt and hot pepper sauce.
  • 10
    Cook uncovered on high 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 minutes or until mixture is hot but has not begun to set.
  • 11
    Sprinkle cheese evenly over bottom of pastry shell.
  • 12
    Pour in hot egg mixture.
  • 13
    Place in oven on inverted microwave-safe saucer.
  • 14
    Cook uncovered on medium (50% power) 8 minutes.
  • 15
    Turn dish 1/2 turn.
  • 16
    Continue to cook on medium 7 to 10 minutes or until egg mixture is just set in center.
  • 17
    Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

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