Lemon Drop Pie
1 cup lemon drops
1 3/4 cups boiling water
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3 eggs, separated
1/3 cup lemon juice
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
1 baked 9-inch pie shell
Pour water over lemon drops candy in saucepan and let stand two hours.
Boil liquid until drops dissolve, stirring constantly.
Combine dry ingredients. Sift into hot liquid: stirring constantly.
Beat egg yolks until lemon colored.
Add yolks and butter to thickened mixture and blend thoroughly. Cook three minutes.
Add lemon juice and rind slowly; blend thoroughly.
Pour into baked pie shell.
Make meringue and brown meringue in the oven.
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