Monday, August 13, 2007

Pie Recipes #238 - Copycat Recipe for Cracker Barrel's Cherry Chocolate Cobbler

Cracker Barrel's Cherry Chocolate Cobbler
A delicious copycat recipe for you to try!

1-1/2 cups flour
1/2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cups butter
1 (6 oz.) pkg. Nestle's semi-sweet chocolate morsels
1/4 cups milk
1 egg
1 (21 oz.) can cherry pie filling
1/2 cups nuts, finely chopped

Preheat oven to 350F. In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking
powder, salt and butter; cut with pastry blender until crumbs are
size of large peas. Melt over hot (not boiling) water, Nestle's
semi-sweet chocolate morsels. Remove from heat and cool slightly
at room temperature (about 5 minutes). Add milk and egg to melted
chocolate and mix well. Blend chocolate into flour mixture. Spread
cherry pie filling in bottom of 2 quart casserole. Drop chocolate
batter randomly over cherries. Sprinkle with chopped nuts.
Bake at 350 F for 40 - 45 minutes. Serve warm with heavy cream.

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Pie Recipes #237 - Raisin Custard Pie - Old Fashioned Pie Recipes

Raisin Custard Pie
This is an old-time favorite pie recipe!

1/2 cup sugar
3 tbls. cornstarch
3 egg yolks
2 cups milk
2 teas. lemon juice
1/2 cup raisins
1 9-inch pastry shell, baked
3 egg whites
1/4 cup sugar

In medium saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Whisk in the egg
yolks and milk until thoroughly combined.Cook over medium heat,
stirring constantly,until mixture comes to a boil;boil for 1
minute.Remove from heat.Add lemon juice and raisins.Pour into pie
shell.For meringue, beat egg whites in a small bowl until foamy.
Gradually add sugar, about 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until
stiff and glossy.Spread over warm pie, making sure meringue covers
all the filling.Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until light
golden brown. Serves 8

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