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Summers Delight Pie

  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 3 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 17
  • Servings 8

Peaches, nectarines and cherries make a delightful combination in this state fair winning pie recipe. ...MORE+ LESS-

State Fair Pie Competition 2009
Glenham, New York

Ingredients

Filling

5
large peaches, peeled, sliced
2
large nectarines, sliced
1/2
cup dried cherries
1/2
cup sugar
1/4
cup quick-cooking tapioca
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
2
tablespoons butter
1
tablespoon red hot cinnamon candies
1
tablespoon butter
3/4
cup sliced blanched almonds

Crust and Topping

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1/4
cup sliced blanched almonds
1/4
cup sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
2
teaspoons vanilla sugar

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, mix all filling ingredients except 1 tablespoon butter and 3/4 cup almonds.
  • 2
    In 10-inch skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter. Stir in 3/4 cup almonds. Cook, stirring constantly, until almonds are toasted. Remove from skillet to heatproof plate; cool. Stir into peach mixture.
  • 3
    Make pie crusts as directed on box for Two-Crust Pie using 9-inch glass pie plate. Pour peach mixture into crust-lined plate. Unroll second crust on work surface. With 2 1/2- or 3-inch round cookie cutter, cut 1 circle from center of crust. Top pie with second crust and flute. Cut dough circle into triangles; place around circle in crust to resemble sun shape.
  • 4
    In small bowl, mix 1/4 cup almonds, 1/4 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon; spoon into opening in top crust. Sprinkle vanilla sugar over top crust.
  • 5
    Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool at least 2 hours before serving.

Expert Tips

  • Sandra Trifilo of Glenham, New York, took 1st Place honors with this recipe at the Pillsbury Refrigerated Pie Baking Championship, 2009 Dutchess County Fair (NY).
  • If fresh peaches and nectarines are not available, 7 cups frozen sliced peaches may be substituted.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
36%
Saturated Fat
8g
41%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
320mg
13%
Potassium
450mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
75g
25%
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
Sugars
41g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 2 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; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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