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Creamy Apple Pie May Be the Dreamy Dessert You've Been Wanting

September 19, 1985

"I created this version of apple pie for our high school's Rotary Club contest recently," Cathy Lynne Margulies writes. "The pie took second place. Those who tasted my pie really enjoyed it, and I hope you and your readers will also."

CREAMY APPLE PIE

2/3 cup sugar

1/4 cup cornstarch

2 cups half and half or milk

4 egg yolks

1/4 cup butter

4 teaspoons vanilla

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

5 to 6 cups sliced apples, cooked

1 (9-inch) baked pie crust

2 cups whipping cream

Semisweet mini-chocolate pieces

Blend sugar, cornstarch, half and half and egg yolks in large saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil 1 minute, then remove from heat. Stir in butter, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cool.

Add sliced apples to pudding mixture, stirring well. Place mixture in pie crust and cool completely. Whip cream until stiff. Spread on top of pie. Garnish top with chocolate chips. Refrigerate until serving time. Makes about 8 servings.

--CATHY LYNNE MARGULIES

Los Angeles

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