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Sweets for the season


Barbara Mangrum

This was not Barbara’s first win at the church’s annual Fall Festival. In previous years she had won first in cakes and third in pies. “My husband is the cook in our family and has my dinner ready when I come home from work. My pie recipe this year came from the church cookbook. He picked it out for me to make and guided me through it. 

1 refrigerated pie crust

1 c. semi-sweet chocolate morsels

3 Tbs. whipping cream

1 8-oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened

4 large eggs

¾ c. sugar, divided

2 tsp. vanilla, divided

¼ tsp. salt

1 c. light corn syrup

3 Tbs. butter, melted

1½ c. pecan halves

Heat oven to 350°F. Unroll pie crust. Put in pie plate; fold edges under and crimp. Microwave chocolate morsels and whipping cream 1 to 1½ minutes or until morsels begin to melt. Whisk until smooth. Set aside. Beat cream cheese, 1 egg, ½ c. sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla and salt with mixer at m...

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