1 small can chopped clams, drained
1 (9-inch) unbaked pie shell, chilled
2 T. butter
12 slices of bacon
1 large onion, sliced
4 eggs
2 cups light cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
pinch of nutmeg
1 cup grated cheese (your favorite)



Saute the onions in butter, but do not brown. Fry the bacon until crisp. Drain and break into small pieces. Combine eggs, cream, salt, nutmeg and pepper. Beat well. Sprinkle pie shell with bacon
and clams. Spread sauteed onions over bacon, cover with grated cheese. Pour egg mixture in carefully.

Bake at 400° for 15 minutes. Reduce the heat to 300° and bake about 40 minutes, or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cut into wedges, and serve immediately.

Makes 6 servings.

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