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mrs. aver's date walnut pie

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

Found this in an old recipe file of my mother's. It was cut from a newspaper with this notation: Date Walnut Pie, First Prize, Mrs. DeWitt E. Aver, R.R. 3, Noblesville. Mrs. Aver, wherever you are, thank you for this delightful prize-winning pie recipe. Photo Credit: Meredith Heuer

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For mrs. aver's date walnut pie

  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    corn syrup
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 2
  • 1 Tbsp
    melted butter
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/4 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 1 pkg
    (7 oz.) pitted dates
  • 1
    unbaked 9" pastry shell

How To Make mrs. aver's date walnut pie

  • 1
    In a large bowl, beat together sugar, syrup, salt, flour, and eggs. Mix well. Add melted butter, vanilla, nuts and dates (cut in pieces).
  • 2
    Pour into shell and bake for 10 minutes at 450 degrees. Then lower oven temperature to 300 degrees and continue baking for another 50 minutes, or until filling is set.

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