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Meps' family

“Best Ever” Pie

12/30/2013 meps 0

I found this in my mother’s recipe collection, in a pamphlet entitled “Pecan Facts from Sunnyland Farms.” I don’t remember her making it, but evidently, she was quite taken with the recipe, as evidenced by […]

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Desserts

Apple Pie in a Jar

7/14/2004 meps 1

10 C water 4 1/2 C granulated sugar 1 C sieved cornstarch 2 t ground cinnamon 1/2 t nutmeg 1 t salt 3 T lemon juice Peeled and slice apples: enough to fill 7 quart […]

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Fruity desserts

Avocado Pie

3/16/2014 meps 0

1 avocado 8 oz cream cheese 1/4 C honey 1 T lemon juice Graham cracker crust Bananas, for garnish Mash the avocado with the softened cream cheese, honey, and lemon juice. Spread in the pie […]

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Pies

Brown Sugar Pecan Pie

9/27/2013 meps 0

No corn syrup! Yay! I can’t wait to try this one! Enough homemade (see “Food Processor Pie Crust”) or refrigerated pie crust to line a 9-inch pan 2 C dark brown sugar, packed 4 large […]

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Desserts

Cherry Cheese Pie

12/2/2005 meps 1

1 9-inch graham cracker crust 1 8-oz package cream cheese, softened 1 14-oz can sweetened condensed milk 1/3 C lemon juice 1 t vanilla Canned cherry pie filling, chilled In a large mixer bowl, beat […]

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Favorites

Chocolate Chip Pie

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Jerrol, former roommate to Margaret and Phyllis during house remodeling phase (1997?) 1 C sugar 1/2 C flour, less 2 T 2 eggs, beaten 1 stick butter 1 t vanilla 1 C semi-sweet chocolate […]

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Mixes

Chocolate Chip Pie Mix

7/14/2004 meps 0

Mix 1 C sugar and 1/2 C flour. Put in a ziploc and label “dry ingredients.” Mix 6 oz chocolate chips, 1/2 C coconut, and 1/2 C chopped pecans. Put in a ziploc and label […]

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Holidays

Chocolate Pecan Pie with LOVE

11/21/2012 meps 0

This comes from my beautiful and generous friend Lisa, who refers to herself as “Your friendly neighborhood LOVE-terrorist!” Ingredients: 1 Large Bucket Filled to the Brim with LOVE!! 1 unbaked pie shell 1-1/2 C pecans […]

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Desserts

Chocolate tart with fruit and nuts

2/21/2013 meps 0

1 refrigerated pie crust 1/4 orange marmelade or raspberry preserves 1/2 C whipping cream 12 oz bittersweet chocolate chips 1 C assorted nuts, such as pistachios, pecans, almonds, or hazelnuts 1 C assorted dried fruit, […]

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Pies

Chocolate Truffle Pie

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 env. unflavored gelatin 1/3 cup cold OJ 1 T instant coffee 1 6-oz package of semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 tsp vanilla 2 eggs 1/4 cup white sugar 1 1/2 cup whipping cream, whipped 8- […]

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Pies

COCONUT PIE

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 eggs 1 C milk 1 C sugar 1 C coconut 1 T flour 1 t vanilla 3 t butter Beat eggs. Add sugar, milk, vanilla, flour, butter, mixing well. Add coconut. Bake in unbaked […]

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Desserts

Cranberry Pecan Pie

12/4/2006 meps 0

2 C cranberries 1 C orange juice 1/2 C honey 2 T cornstarch 2 T cold water 1/2 t orange extract 1 9-inch pie shell, baked and cooled Pecan topping (see below) In medium saucepan, […]

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Baked

Easy As Apple Pie

6/24/2013 meps 0

If you don’t count the water, this only has 6 ingredients! 1 C flour 1/2 C butter, diced, at room temperature 1 C sugar 1-1/2 lb Granny Smith apples 1 C water 3 T lemon […]

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Pies

Easy no-bake cheesecake

6/5/2007 meps 0

A single recipe fills a pie crust; a double recipe fills a 9×13 rectangular pan. 8 oz package of cream cheese, softened 1 can sweetened condensed milk 1/3 C lemon juice 1/2 C sour cream […]

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5/2 fasting diet

Gluten-free apple tarts

9/25/2013 meps 0

Crust 1/2 C almond meal 1/2 t cinnamon 1/2 C brown rice flour 2 T agave syrup 2 T applesauce 1/4 C ice-cold water Preheat oven to 375 F and spray a 12-cup muffin pan […]

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Pies

Grape Pie

7/20/2004 meps 0

Crust 2 scant cups flour 2 stick plus 2 T butter 1 T rum 2 T sugar 1 egg yolk Filling 1 pound whole seedless grapes 3/4 C sugar 1/2 C ground pecans 2 egg […]

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Barry's family

Grasshopper Pie

7/14/2004 meps 0

Barry’s favorite, from his Grandma Crust: 1 1/4 c. crushed oreo type cookies(about 20 cookies) scant 1/3 c. melted butter or margarine Mix ingredients together and pat into a 9 inch pie pan covering bottom […]

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Pies

Green Tomato Pie

7/14/2004 meps 0

Core 3-4 green tomatoes. Cut into thin wedges as you would an apple. Need 4 cups. Mix 1 c light brown sugar, 1/2 tsp each cinnamon, nutmeg, 1/4 tsp salt, 5 T flour, and 2 […]

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Pies

Green Tomato Pie (2)

7/14/2004 meps 0

3 c. thinly sliced green tomatoes 3/4 c. brown sugar, firmly packed 1/4 c. granulated sugar l T. Minute tapioca(or flour) 1/4 t. salt 1/2 t. cinnamon generous pinch of nutmeg and ground cloves (about […]

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Favorites

Ian’s Butterscotch Pie

5/17/2005 meps 0

I had this pie at Fougere’s Restaurant, in Pictou, Nova Scotia (Canada!). The name is misleading — it has a light caramel flavor, not necessarily what you’d think of as butterscotch. It was the best […]

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Pies

Key Lime Pie

7/14/2004 meps 0

Original 1940’s Key West recipe 4 eggs 1 can sweetened condensed milk 1/3 C lime juice Beat yolks of 4 eggs and white of one until thick. Add milk and beat again. Add lime juice […]

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Favorites

Key Lime Pie – EZ Freezer Version

10/8/2005 meps 2

It doesn’t get any easier or yummier than this. 14-oz can sweetened condensed milk 5 oz Key lime juice 8 oz whipped topping, thawed 9-inch graham cracker pie crust Mix condensed milk and lime juice […]

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Cakes

Lemon Cheesecake (easy)

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 8-oz package cream cheese 2 c milk 1 small pkg jello lemon instant pudding 9 inch graham cracker crust Soften cream cheese, blend in 1/2 c milk. Add remaining milk and pudding mix. Beat […]

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Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Mincemeat Pie Filling

10/18/2009 meps 0

This makes enough for one or two pies. It’s a farmhouse recipe, no precise quantities. The hamburger provides “umami” flavor that offsets the sweetness. About 2 lbs of hamburger A lot of raisins About as […]

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Baked

Mock Mincemeat Pie

11/22/2005 meps 0

The ingredients for this came from The New Laurel’s Kitchen cookbook, but I’ve modified the instructions. I always use a food processor for this one, even if I have to borrow one, as I did […]

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Pies

No-Bake Key Lime Cheesecake

1/7/2010 meps 0

1 8-oz package of cream cheese, softened 1 can sweetened condensed milk (such as Eagle Brand) 1/2 C key lime juice (I use Nellie’s bottled juice if I can’t find key limes — some stores […]

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Barry's family

Nona’s Cheesecake

1/16/2007 meps 0

This recipe comes from Barry’s great-grandmother via his cousin Sandy Langdon, of Traverse City, Michigan. “Cousin,” in this case, is kind of a simplified term — Sandy is both Barry’s first-cousin-once-removed and his second-cousin-once-removed. I’m […]

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Pies

Odessa’s Pumpkin Pie

10/18/2009 meps 0

When you make a pumpkin pie using the Libby’s canned pumpkin and the Libby’s recipe, make the following two changes: 1 – use half brown and half white sugar 2 – add 1/2 C sweet […]

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Cookies & Candies

Pecan Pie Squares

11/23/2014 meps 0

2 C flour 2/3 C confectioners sugar 3/4 C butter (softened) 1/2 C packed brown sugar 1/2 t salt 1/2 C honey 2/3 C butter 3 T whipping cream 3-1/2 C pecans, coarsely chopped Grease […]

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Pies

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 env. unflavored gelatin 2/3 cup brown sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp ginger 1 1/4 cups pumpkin 3 egg yolks 1/2 cup milk Blend in saucepan, cook over medium heat and […]

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Pies

Pumpkin Pie – Crustless, No-Bake

7/14/2004 meps 0

2T water 2 envelopes (7 grams each) unflavored gelatin 2-1/4 C evaporated lowfat milk, divided 1 15-oz can pumpkin 1/2 C packed brown sugar 2 t pumpkin pie spice 1 t vanilla Coat a 9-inch […]

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Barry's family

Raspberry Truffle Cream Pie

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Barry’s sister, Julie Miller: 1-2/3 C (10 oz package) Hershey’s raspberry chips 1/3 C milk 2 C miniature or 20 large marshmallows 3-1/2 C (8 oz) frozen non-dairy whipped topping, thawed 1 packaged crumb […]

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Desserts

Strawberry no-bake cheesecake tart

5/3/2006 meps 1

This was one of my more ambitious cheesecakes, and it was so fancy, no one realized it was homemade. We were housesitting, and until then, I’ve never had access to a food processor, a stand […]

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Desserts

Strawberry Pie

12/2/2005 meps 0

From Esther Schulte’s recipe file. 2 pints fresh strawberries, sliced 1-1/2 C 7-up 1/2 C sugar 3 T cornstarch 1 t unflavored gelatin Red food coloring (optional) 1 9-inch pie shell, baked Combine the 7-up, […]

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Pies

STRAWBERRY RHUBARD CUSTARD PIE

10/22/2004 meps 0

Invented by Margaret for Susie Griener’s wedding 2-1/4 C rhubarb, cut in 1-inch pieces 1 C strawberries, sliced 3/4 C sugar 4-1/2 t arrowroot or cornstarch 2 eggs, beaten 1 unbaked pie shell Combine sugar […]

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Meps original

Sweet Potato Pie a la Meps

1/3/2016 meps 0

My father always raves about grocery-store sweet potato pie from the Publix bakery. As a homemade pie-baker, this offended my sensibilities, so I set out to research the best homemade sweet potato pie. Much to […]