Monday, May 14, 2007

Black Walnut Oatmeal Pie

3 slightly beaten eggs
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup dark corn syrup
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/2 cup quick-cooking oatmeal
1/2 cup coarsely chopped black walnuts
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/8 tsp. salt
pastry for single crust pie

Combine eggs, sugar, syrup, milk, oats, nuts, butter, vanilla, and salt. Mix well. Pour into single crust. Cover edge of pie with foil. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Remove foil. Bake 25 minutes more or until top is deep golden brown and a bit puffy.

My mother Doris Hill collected this recipe. She noted that it was an Amish recipe.

Another great Easy Recipe

Love At Home

There is beauty all around
When there's love at home.
There is joy in every sound
When there's love at home.

Roses bloom beneath our feet,
All the earth is a garden sweet,
Making life a bliss complete,
When there's love at home.

-- John Hugh McNaughton (1829-1891)