Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Jefferson, Wisconsin

Tropic Treasure Chest Pastry

Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts make quick work of hiding a tropical fruit and nut treasure.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

Filling and Crust

1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon almond extract
1/4
cup Pillsbury BEST® all-purpose flour
1/2
cup coconut
1/2
cup chopped macadamia nuts
1/2
cup white vanilla baking chips
1/2
cup dried cherries
1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1
egg, beaten

Glaze

1/2
cup powdered sugar
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
2
to 3 teaspoons milk

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl with electric mixer, beat granulated sugar, butter and 1 teaspoon almond extract on medium speed until light and fluffy. On low speed, beat in flour until well blended. Stir in coconut, nuts, chips and cherries.
  • 2 Remove 1 pie crust from pouch; place flat on ungreased cookie sheet. Spread filling to within 1 inch of edge. Brush edge with beaten egg. Remove second pie crust from pouch; place flat over filling. Press and crimp edges to seal. Brush top with beaten egg.
  • 3 Bake 18 to 26 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar, 1/4 teaspoon almond extract and enough milk until smooth and desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle glaze over pastry. Cut into wedges. Serve warm or cool.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl with electric mixer, beat granulated sugar, butter and 1 teaspoon almond extract on medium speed until light and fluffy. On low speed, beat in flour until well blended. Stir in coconut, nuts, chips and cherries.
  • 2 Remove 1 pie crust from pouch; place flat on ungreased cookie sheet. Spread filling to within 1 inch of edge. Brush edge with beaten egg. Remove second pie crust from pouch; place flat over filling. Press and crimp edges to seal. Brush top with beaten egg.
  • 3 Bake 18 to 26 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar, 1/4 teaspoon almond extract and enough milk until smooth and desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle glaze over pastry. Cut into wedges. Serve warm or cool.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
24g
24%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.