Water Pie Recipe from the Depression Era

Unbaked pie crust holds mixture that includes ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg and vanilla extract in this pie recipe that goes back to the Depression era.

| May/June 2013

Bernice Schubert, Warren, Illinois, sends just such a recipe from a 1983 cookbook, “My-Oh-My Country Pies.”

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Water Pie Recipe

1 cup flour
1 1/4 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon vanilla
Dash salt
1 1/2 cups water
1 1/2 cups milk
9-inch pie shell
Butter

Heat oven to 450°F.



In large bowl, combine all ingredients, except pie shell, in order listed.

Pour mixture into unbaked pie shell, and dot with butter.

7734bells
3/21/2018 6:55:03 PM

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