Total Time
1hr
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

One of the pies that my grandma used to make for summer picnics and family get togethers. She got the recipe off a Crisco can...the only shortening she ever uses!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For crust; sift flour and salt into a bowl. Then remove 1/4 c flour.
  2. Cut shortening into remaining flour utnil pieces are size of peas.
  3. Make paste with the 1/4 c reserved flour and water. Add to shortening-flour mixture.
  4. Mix and shape into ball.
  5. Roll dough on lightly floured board to 12 inch diameter and 1/8 inch thick. Line pie plate; trim 1/2 inch from edge of plate, turn edge under;flute. Prick generously with fork.
  6. Bake in preheated 425 degree oven for 12 minutes.
  7. For the filling:.
  8. Mix dry ingredients with milk; cook over low heat until thickened- about 15 minutes.
  9. Add egg yolks and cook about 5 minutes. Stir in vanilla and chopped chocolate.
  10. Fill pastry shell and top with meringue made of egg whites beaten with melted marshmallows. Brown in a 350 degree oven.

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