Amish Sugar Cream Pie

3/4 cup white sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 cups half-and-half cream 
1/2 cup whipping cream
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/2 cup margarine or 1/2 cup real butter
1 teaspoon vanilla

2 1/2 cups flour
1 cup shortening
1 tablespoon vinegar
1/2 cup milk
1 dash salt


Mix first 3 ingredients plus salt until crumbly.

Add milk until mixed into dough.

In sauce pan combine, white sugar, salt, half-and-half and whipping cream.

Bring to a boil.

In another sauce pan, combine brown sugar & cornstarch.

Gradually whisk in hot mixture into brown sugar mixture.

Add margarine/or butter (to me this makes it even better.).

Cook over med. heat, whisk constantly, 5 min or until thick.

Simmer 1 minute and stir in vanilla.

Pour into uncooked pie shell and sprinkle w/cinnamon and nutmeg.

Bake at 375°F for 25 minutes.