Jefferson Davis Pie

  • on October 11, 2008
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Ingrients & Directions

1 Pie shell, 9 inch baked
1/2 c Butter
2 c Sugar, light brown
4 Egg yolks
2 tb Flour, all purpose
1 ts Cinnamon
1/2 ts Allspice
1 ts Nutmeg
1 c Cream or evaporated milk
1/2 c Dates; chopped
1/2 c Raisins
1/2 c Pecan meats, broken

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Cream together butter and brown sugar.
Beat in 4 egg yolks. Mix together flour and spices and then add. Stir
in cream, dates, raisins and nuts. Fill the shell;bake the pie until
set, about 30 minutes. When cool take 2 or 3 egg whites and make a
meringue as a topping. The dates are not necessary but a nice
extra;without them and the nuts it is called a Kentucky or Arkansas
pie. This is a great favorite in southern cafeteria and small town

1 Servings

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