Mountain Jelly Pie
Yield: 6 servings
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- 1 baked pie shell (plain pastry)
- 1/3 cup raspberry or strawberry jelly
- 1/2 cup softened butter
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 3 egg yolks
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
Instructions:Preheat oven to 450°F.
Spread jelly in cooled shell. Cream butter and 2/3 cup sugar, then beat in yolks one at a time. Beat in lemon juice. Place in oven and bake 5 minutes. Turn heat down to 375°F and bake 20 minutes more. Pie should be browned but not set. Remove from oven.
- 3 egg whites
- 1/3 cup sugar
Instructions:Preheat oven to 425°F.
Beat egg whites until stiff, then gradually beat in 1/3 cup sugar. Continue beating until meringue is stiff and glossy. Heap on pie and bake in upper part of oven about 5 minutes, until meringue is hot and lightly browned. Serve pie warm.