Kristina’s Poor Man’s Pie (Oatmeal Pie)

oatmealpie copySome call this a Poor Man’s Pie as I guess once upon a time this is what you would make if you didn’t have the cash to buy pecans for pecan pie.  THIS is Oatmeal Pie.  While on the run for work I used to stop in at a restaurant once in a while that served this pie.  After they closed down – this was the closest I could get to that restaurant’s pie.  This is a family favorite at our house.  Serve it up with cinnamon ice cream.

Kristina’s Poor Man’s Pie (Oatmeal Pie)
Set oven rack to middle position and preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Line pie pan with…..
1 refrigerated pie crust
Set aside.  In microwave safe mixing bowl gently melt….
1 stick sweet cream salted butter
Stir in….
1 cup sugar
1 cup dark brown sugar
½ teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 eggs
Stir until combined then add…..
1 cup quick oats
1 cup old fashioned oats
Stir until combined.  Pour into pie pan.  Bake in oven for 50 minutes.

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