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These Old Time Recipes from the file of Mrs. Johnson who  lived in Canadian, Texas. She had a number of recipes she saved from the local newspaper, magazines and friends. Most recipes date back to the 40s, 50s, and 60s. She had a unique way of storing her recipes. After she cut them out she pasted them into an old catalog. Thank you Ida Lancaster for sharing your mother’s recipes with us. There are some recipes from old time recipe books as well. The date will be posted by those recipes.


Old Fashioned Egg Custard Pie

1/4 c. butter, softened
2/3 c. sugar
2 eggs
3 tbsp. Flour
3/4 c. evaporated milk
1/4 c. water
1 tsp. Vanilla
Nutmeg
1 unbaked pie shell

Cream butter, gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs and flour. Mix well. Stir in milk and water and vanilla. Pour into pie shell. Bake 20 minutes at 400 degrees then reduce heat to 300 degrees for 15 more minutes.

From the recipes of Mrs. Johnson, Miami, TX

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Sweet Potato Pie

3 c. cooked mashed sweet potatoes (if canned, drain well)
1/2 c. margarine
2 c. sugar
1 tbsp. vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. Salt

Combine all ingredients together. Whip until smooth. Pour into cooked pie shell. Cover top with chopped pecans or walnuts. Good served warm or cold.
From the recipes of Mrs. Johnson, Miami, TX

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