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Chocolate Chip Pie

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Very rich, but also very delicious

Ingredients

CRUST:
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup cool tap water
FILLING:
2 large eggs
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cups butter or margarine, softened
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped nuts, pecans or walnuts

Instructions

For the crust, blend the flour, salt and baking powder in a bowl with a fork. Add oil and water and mix well until dough forms a soft ball. Divide dough into 2 pieces and roll out between pieces of waxed paper. Use no other flour. Makes 2 crusts. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Beat eggs in a large bowl on high speed until foamy. Beat in flour, sugar and brown sugar. Beat in butter. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts. Spoon into pie shell. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream.

Joan Holmes Moline



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