photograph by Matt Hulsman

⅓ stick butter
1 cup sugar
1 lemon, juiced
2 eggs, separated
1 pastry shell, uncooked

Combine butter and sugar; cream well. Add lemon juice then two eggs yolks, beaten. Fold in beaten egg whites. Pour mixture into an uncooked pastry shell. Bake at 350° for 30 to 40 minutes until top is golden brown.

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For several years, Our State featured recipes from the pages of community and church cookbooks from around North Carolina. These dishes continue to be among some of our most popular and enjoyed.