Quarantine Cooking: Depression-Era Water Pie

Paula Deen: Y’all, I received a letter about a recipe I’d never heard of—a Depression-era Water Pie. I found a recipe from 12 Tomatoes, and it seemed so strange that Bubbles and I thought we’d try it. Boy, were we surprised at how good it is!

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Quarantine Cooking: Depression-Era Water Pie
  • 1 deep dish 9-inch pie crust, unbaked
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 5 tablespoons butter, sliced



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