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Tropic Treasure Chest Pastry

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 1 hr 5 min total time
  • 13 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts make quick work of hiding a tropical fruit and nut treasure.

Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Patricia Schroedl
Jefferson, Wisconsin

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

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.
 

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.
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