Cheese Pie


9-inch pie crust, unbaked and refrigerated
6 slices bacon
Melted butter
1 cup grated cheese (half Swiss, half cheddar)
4 eggs
2 cups thin cream
3/4 teaspoon salt
Pinch of nutmeg
Pinch of cayenne pepper
Pinch of sugar
1/2 teaspoon black pepper


Fry bacon until crisp, then crumble into bits. Take pastry-lined pie plate out of refrigerator and brush with melted butter. Sprinkle bacon bits over crust. Sprinkle grated cheese over bacon. Combine eggs, cream, and remaining ingredients and pour over this. Bake at 425 degrees F for 15 minutes. Lower temperature to 300 degrees F and bake approximately 30 minutes longer or until silver knife inserted comes out clean.


Serves 6 or more.

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