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Tropic Treasure Chest Pastry

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Tropic Treasure Chest Pastry
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 12

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

Updated January 7, 2010
Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Patricia Schroedl
Jefferson, Wisconsin
Pillsbury Pie Crust
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Pillsbury Pie Crust

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

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  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
9g
45%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Potassium
90mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
24g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
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 Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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