CIVIL WAR ERA OATMEAL PIE

tumblr_nqmbuunBjP1rd3evlo1_540During the Civil War, since pecans were in short supply in the South, oatmeal was substituted for the traditional pecan pie 

The history of oatmeal pie is difficult to verify.  Its thought that this pie originated during or around the Civil War, in Charleston, South Carolina. That would mean it is an idea that has been around since the 1860′s or close to that time.

INGREDIENTS-SERVINGS 6-8

  • 1(9 inch) pie crusts
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup  sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 14teaspoon salt
  • 1cup light corn syrup
  • 1814cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oatmeal  (uncooked)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Beat eggs until frothy.
  3. Combine sugar, flour, cinnamon and salt in a small bowl.
  4. Add eggs; mix well.
  5. Add corn syrup, melted butter, and vanilla.
  6. Mix oatmeal.
  7. Pour into uncooked shell.
  8. Bake for 45 minutes.

http://www.food.com/recipe/old-fashion-oatmeal-pie-11757

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