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Ingredients

24 ounces firm silken tofu, drained
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
2/3 cup honey or brown rice syrup
1/3 cup canola oil
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 prepared graham cracker crust
1/4 cup sliced almonds

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. For filling, combine tofu with remaining filling ingredients except almonds. Mix well. Transfer mixture to blender and puree until smooth. Pour filling into purchased graham cracker crust. Bake 30 minutes or until lightly browned. Sprinkle top of pie with sliced almonds during last 5 minutes of baking. Let cool until set.

Ruth Gravert
Rock Island



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