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You Asked For It: Oatmeal pie makes a quick dessert
By Ellen Folkman, Times Correspondent
Published December 5, 2007
Susan Tamme wanted a recipe for oatmeal pie. Many readers remember this pie and shared recipes. Naomi Fisher shares a version that includes coconut. Ruth Fraser's version has a variety of spices for a slightly different flavor. Ruth says her family prefers her oatmeal pie over pecan pie. Carolyn Blocker's recipe is more along the traditional lines. All three recipes are very easy to make for a quick dessert.
Mary Kilgore would like a recipe for chocolate biscotti that is dipped in white chocolate.
Evert Lawrence is requesting the Athenian Gardens potato salad recipe.
Donna Bialaszewski would like a recipe from O'Keefe's restaurant in Clearwater for their hot brown casserole. She says it's made with a piece of bread, turkey or ham, tomato and bacon. It's served in individual casserole dishes and covered with a sauce.
Send requests to You Asked For It, St. Petersburg Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Put "Recipe request" in the subject line. Be sure to include your name, city and phone.
For: Susan Tamme of Palm Harbor From: Naomi Fisher of Clearwater
3 eggs, well beaten 2/3 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons butter, softened 2/3 cup quick-cooking oats 2/3 cup coconut 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 unbaked 9-inch pie crust
- Blend all ingredients and pour into unbaked pie crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes.
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For: Susan Tamme of Palm Harbor From: Ruth Fraser of Ocala
¼ cup butter, softened½ cup sugar ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon cloves ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup dark corn syrup 3 eggs 1 cup quick-cooking or regular rolled oats Unbaked 9-inch pie shell
• Cream together butter and sugar. Add spices and salt. Stir in corn syrup. Add eggs, one at a time, stirring after each addition until blended. Stir in rolled oats. Pour into pie shell and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until knife in center of pie comes out clean.
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For: Susan Tamme of Palm Harbor From: Carolyn Blocker of Brooksvillee
2/3 cup sugar 1 stick margarine, softened 2 eggs, well beaten 2/3 cup dark corn syrup 2/3 cup regular oats 1 teaspoon vanilla 9-inch unbaked pie crust
- Cream together sugar and margarine. Add eggs, corn syrup, oats and vanilla and mix well. Pour into pie crust. Place pie on baking sheet to catch any spills and bake in a 350-degree oven for 1 hour or until browned.