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Serves: 8

Lemon Meringue Pie

Serves: 8

Ingredients

Crust

1 box vanilla wafers
3 tablespoons sugar (about 40)
6 tablespoons margarine

Directions

Preheat the oven to 325 F. Crush half of the wafers Stir in the sugar. Add the melted margarine and stir until well blended. Pat out into a pie plate.

Filling

One 14- or 15-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup lemon juice (fresh or bottled)
2 egg yolks

Directions
To make the filling, mix all the ingredients with an electric mixer until well blended. Pour into the crust.

Meringue

3 egg whites
1/4 cup sugar

Directions

To make the meringue, whip the egg whites until foamy with an electric mixer on high speed. Add the sugar. Continue beating on high speed until soft peaks form. Pour onto the top of the pie and spread to the edges to seal well. Bake at 325 F for 15 minutes, or until the top is golden. Allow to cool completely and refrigerate before serving if you like.

From the Cookbook

Southern Plate

Southern Plate

Photos By: Jennifer Davick
Photo By: Jennifer Davick

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