From Sharon Kiesel, Adrian, Missouri, comes a Vinegar Pie recipe from a World War II cookbook.
Recipe Box: July/August 2011 – Homemade Pie Recipes
2 tablespoons butter
1⁄2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1⁄2 teaspoon cloves
1⁄4 teaspoon allspice
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons vinegar
1 cup water
Cream butter and sugar. Add flour, spices, salt, egg, vinegar and water. Cook in top of double boiler until thick, stirring constantly.
Heat oven to 350°F. Line 8-inch pie plate with pastry. Bake crust for 3 to 4 minutes.
Pour hot filling into crust, and continue baking until crust is nicely browned.
Cool thoroughly and serve plain or topped with a meringue or whipped cream topping.