My Grandma's Chocolate Pies Recipe

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  1. Stir together sugar, cornstarch, salt and cocoa in a heavy 3 quart boiler.
  2. Beat egg yolks with milk and stir into dry ingredients.
  3. Add butter that has been cut into small cubes and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens and just begins to bubble .
  4. You must stir constantly or this filling will scorch.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and pour into baked pie shells and let cool some.
  6. Make a meringue from the 6 egg whites, cream of tarter and sugar.
  7. Spread on top of pies and brown in the oven at 325°F.
  8. Remove pies from oven when meringue is nicely brown.
  9. Let cool at least 30 minutes before you attempt to cut these pies.
  10. Let the kids or dear hubby have the pot and stirring spoon to lick clean.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 293.44 Kcal (1229 kJ)
Calories from fat 108.58 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.06g 19%
Cholesterol 70.74mg 24%
Sodium 233.19mg 10%
Potassium 200.48mg 4%
Total Carbs 41.45g 14%
Sugars 22.39g 90%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
Protein 5.27g 11%
Iron 0.6mg 4%
Calcium 100mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 220.96 Kcal (925 kJ)
Calories from fat 81.76 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.08g 19%
Cholesterol 53.27mg 24%
Sodium 175.59mg 10%
Potassium 150.96mg 4%
Total Carbs 31.21g 14%
Sugars 16.86g 90%
Dietary Fiber 0.38g 2%
Protein 3.97g 11%
Iron 0.5mg 4%
Calcium 75.3mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.8
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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