American Pie Council

2017 Amateur Entry

 

Route 66 Rootbeer Pie

Route 66 Rootbeer Pie

Barbara Polk
PO Box 50728
Albuq. New Mexico 87181 Cream division

CRUST:
1 1/2 cups crushed pecan sandies cookie crumbs
3 tablespoons brown sugar
6 tablespoons butter

Mix together , spray pie plate with Pam and press in a 9" pie plate. Let cool.

FILLING:
1 cup dark brown sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
dash salt
2 1/2 cups whole milk
1/2 cup rootbeer
3 egg yolks beaten
1 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoon rootbeer oil
3 teaspoons rootbeer extract
2 cups rootbeer chips (divided)one cup for garnish
1 1/2 cups crushed shortbread cookies for garnish around edges

1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 drops rootbeer oil

Combine sugar, cornstarch and salt in medium size saucepan until no lumps. Add milk , rootbeer, and eggs. stir in until all smooth. Cook over medium heat until thick. Remove from heat. Stir in rootbeer oil, extract and butter until smooth.
Stir in 1 cup of rootbeer chips and spoon into crust. Cool in refrigerator.
Whip heavy cream and sugar. add oil. Spread on pie.
Spoon on crushed cookies on crust edge and remaining one cup rootbeer chips. Rootbeer barrel candy in center.