Brandied Winter Fruit Pie with Hard Sauce

Looking for a fruit dessert using Pillsbury® pie crusts? Then try this delicious pie that’s topped with hard sauce - a wonderful treat.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 2 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Crust

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Filling

1
medium seedless orange, finely chopped (including peel)
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1
cup chopped dried peaches
1
cup dried currants
1
cup muscat raisins
1/2
cup brandy
1/2
cup sugar
2
tablespoons tapioca

Hard Sauce

2
cups powdered sugar
1/2
cup margarine or butter, softened
1
tablespoon hot water
2
tablespoons brandy or bourbon
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Prepare pie crust as directed on package for two-crust pie using 9-inch pie pan.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine all filling ingredients; mix well. Spoon into crust-lined pan. Top with second crust; seal edges and flute. Cut slits in several places in top crust.
  • 3 Bake at 400°F. for 35 to 45 minutes or until crust is golden brown and filling bubbles. Cover edge of crust with strips of foil after 15 to 20 minutes of baking to prevent excessive browning. Cool 1 hour.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine all sauce ingredients; beat at high speed until well blended. Cover; refrigerate until serving time. Serve over warm pie.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    710
    (
    Calories from Fat
    230),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    25g
    25%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    350mg
    350%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    113g
    113%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    77g
    77%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 6 Fruit; 7 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 5 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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