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Contributed by: Lillie Mae Merriman
1 cup sugar
3 TBS cornstarch
1â�„4 tsp. salt
1â�„4 cup cocoa
2 cups milk, divided
3 beaten egg yolks
1 tsp. vanilla
2 TBS butter
1 pie crust
In a microwave-safe bowl, combine sugar, cornstarch, salt and cocoa. Stir well.
Add 1â�„2 cup milk. Scald 11â�„2 cups milk and stir into chocolate mixture.
Cook in microwave for 3 minutes. Stir. Cook for three minutes more.
Pour beaten egg yolk in slowly, stirring fast. Add vanilla and butter.
Stir well and pour into baked pie crust. Cover with meringue. Bake at 350 degrees until meringue is brown.
(This recipe was contributed as part of a "Cook of the Week" feature.)