Crockpot Split Pea Soup

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6 med Carrots; sliced
1 med Onion; chopped
1 Ham bone; cracked
1 1/2 quart Water
1 cup dried Split peas
1 teaspoon Salt
1/8 teaspoon Pepper
2 Egg yolks; slightly beaten
1 tablespoon Sugar
1 cup Milk

This recipe uses a 5 qt. crock-pot. For a smaller pot, halve the recipe but use the same slow cooking times. Combine veggies, ham bone,
water and seasonings in slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 hrs., then on LOW for 3 4 hrs. OR on LOW for 9-10 hrs. Remove ham bone. Prepare and add egg yolks by vigorously stirring some hot soup into the slightly beaten yolks with the sugar added. Blend into the soup and cook on HIGH until thoroughly heated (about 20 min.) Serve with hot crusty bread or croutons. YIELD: 8 Servings