APRICOT PIE

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

This pie reminds me of childhood. We had an apricot tree in the backyard and, while it was messy with the dropped fruit all over the ground at times, the fresh apricots were delicious. This recipe calls for dried apricots, but you could also use fresh or canned.
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Serves:

8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
dried apricots
2 c
water
1/2 c
sugar
1 1/2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1 pinch
salt
3 Tbsp
butter
1
pastry for 2-crust pie

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large saucepan, bring apricots and water to a boil. Cook for 10 minutes. Add sugar and cook another 5 minutes. Drain, reserving 1 cup of juice. Set aside.
2
Pour 1 cup reserved apricot juice into another saucepan and add cornstarch. Add salt and cook until mixture thickens, stirring frequently.
3
Arrange drained apricots in unbaked pie shell that has been placed in a 9-inch pie plate. Pour in thickened apricot juice. Dot with butter.
4
Cut top crust into lattice strips and arrange over pie. Flute the edges. Bake in a preheated 425-degree oven for 30 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy