French Coconut Pie

INGREDIENTS:

1 (9 inch) unbaked pie shell
1 stick butter
1 1/2 c. sugar
3 eggs
1 tbsp. lemon juice
Dash salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1 sm. can flaked coconut

DIRECTIONS:

Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs all at one time, and beat. Add lemon juice and vanilla, fold in coconut. Pour into pie shell. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes, or until knife inserted into center comes out clean

Lemon Chiffon Pie

INGREDIENTS:

1 baked 9 inch pie shell
1 1/2 tsp. unflavored gelatin
1/3 c. cold water
4 egg yolks
5 tbsp. lemon juice
1/2 c. sugar
Grated rind of 1 lemon
4 egg whites
1/4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. cream of tartar
1/4 c. sugar
Slightly sweetened whipped cream

DIRECTIONS:

Soften gelatin in cold water. Add lemon juice, 1/2 cup of sugar and grated lemon rind to slightly beaten egg yolks. Cook in double boiler, stirring constantly until mixture thickens, then remove from heat. Add the softened gelatin and stir until dissolved. Let cool.
When mixture begins to thicken, beat egg whites until frothy, add salt and cream of tartar and blend. Add 1/4 cup of sugar gradually, continue beating until meringue is stiff. Fold into egg yolk mixture gently and pour into cooled baked pie shell. Serve with topping of slightly sweetened whipped cream.

Magnolia Room Chicken Pie

INGREDIENTS:

1 chicken (about 4 lbs.) cooked
1 c. diced carrots, cooked
1 c. green peas, cooked
1/4 c. butter
1/4 c. flour
1 qt. chicken stock seasoned to taste with salt and white pepper
Enough pastry to cover 9-inch pie, cut into 6 circles

DIRECTIONS:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Strip chicken meat from the bones. Cut into 1- inch pieces. Place layers of chicken and vegetables in 6 (8 oz.) individual casseroles.
For sauce, melt butter in a saucepan over low heat. Blend in flour; cook and stir for 3 or 4 minutes. Slowly stir in the seasoned chicken stock. Raise heat slightly; simmer and stir with a whisk until thickened and bubbly. Cover chicken and vegetables with the sauce, then cover with pie pastry. Bake 30 minutes in preheated oven until pies are bubbly and crust is crisp and slightly brown.