Chocolate, Lemon or Butterscotch Pie

CHOCOLATE, LEMON OR BUTTERSCOTCH PIE

CHOCOLATE
¾ C sugar
4 Tbsp cornstarch
¼ tsp salt
1 square chocolate or 2 Tbsp cocoa
2 egg yolks
2 C milk
1 tsp vanilla
1 Tbsp butter

LEMON
1 C sugar
6 Tbsp cornstarch
¼ tsp salt
1 ½ C water
3 egg yolk
juice of 1 lemon or 2 Tbsp lemon juice Tbsp butter

BUTTERSCOTCH
1 ½ c brown sugar
4 Tbsp cornstarch
¼ tsp salt
1 ½ C milk
2 egg yolks
4 Tbsp butter
1 tsp vanilla

Directions for all pies

1. You need 1 baked pie crust for each pie.
2. Mix sugar, cornstarch and salt. For chocolate, add square of chocolate, broken into small pieces or cocoa powder.
3. Add milk (or water if lemon) and cook in a double boiler for 15 minutes or over low heat stirring constantly.
4. Pour mixture over well beaten egg yolks and return to the pan. Cook 2 minutes, add butter, vanilla or lemon juice for lemon pie.
5. Cool and fill baked crust. If desired, cover with meringue made from egg whites and 2 Tbsp powdered sugar for each egg white.
6. If using meringue, bake at 325 degrees for 15 minutes.

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