Vanilla Cream Pie

A cool, refreshing treat that's perfect for any occasion

For Crust
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
2 tablespoons Frontier Organic Cane Sugar
1/4 teaspoon Frontier Organic Cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon Frontier Organic Nutmeg
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
For Filling
2 cups 2% milk
2  egg yolks, slightly beaten
1/2 cup Frontier Organic Cane Sugar
1/4 cup Frontier Organic Cornstarch
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 teaspoon Frontier Organic Vanilla Extract
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. In an 8-inch pie pan, stir together graham cracker crumbs, sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg until uniformly mixed. Add melted butter. Use a fork to evenly combine, then press into pan to form crust. Bake for about 10 minutes.

1. In a medium-sized saucepan, combine milk and egg yolks. Add sugar and cornstarch, and stir until dissolved. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
2. Once mixture begins to boil, cook and stir for another minute.
3. Remove from heat. Add butter and vanilla. Stir until butter is melted. Pour into prepared crust. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.

Ease of Preparation: Moderate

Preparation Time: 20 min
refrigerate four hours

Cook Time: 20 min

Servings: Makes one 8-inch pie

From: Test Kitchen

Chef Suggestions
Garnish with whipped cream and fresh berries.

For extra vanilla flavor, add an additional 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract.

For Coconut Cream Pie: Add 1 cup flaked coconut after adding butter and vanilla. (For extra coconut flavor, add 1/4 teaspoon coconut flavor.)

For Banana Cream Pie: Add 1 to 2 sliced bananas after adding butter and vanilla. (For extra banana flavor, add 1/4 teaspoon banana flavor.)
Nutrition Facts
As prepared, each serving contains 340 calories, 18g total fat, 105mg cholesterol, 110mg sodium, 41g total carbohydrate and g protein.