Mary’s Coconut Cream Pie

~ Shopping List ~ 3/4 cup sugar (white) 3 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups milk 1 pie crust (baked) 3 eggs, separated 2 tablespoons margarine (or butter) 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 cup coconut ~ What to do ~ Microwave sugar, cornstarch, salt and milk for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring after 3 minutes. Beat egg yolks lightly with fork. ┬áStir small amount of hot mixture into the yolks (be careful not to put too much or you’ll cook the eggs). ┬áPour egg yolk mixture into the rest of the hot mixture, mix well. Microwave 1.5 minutes …

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Sugar Cookies

~ Shopping List ~ 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup margarine, softened 1 1/2 cups white sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract ~ What to do ~ Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together, set aside. In a large bowl, cream together the margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Gradually blend in the sifted ingredients until fully absorbed. Cover dough, and chill for 2 hours. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. …

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