Fruit Cocktail Pie

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Serves: one 9-inch pie
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1/2 c granulated sugar
3 Tbsp quick cooking tapioca
1/4 tsp each cinnamon and nutmeg
1 dash(es) salt
5 c fruit cocktail, in syrup,drained well (40 oz.)
1 Tbsp chopped maraschino cherries
1 Tbsp lemon juice
2 Tbsp soft butter
crust for 2 crust pie

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Pat Duran Recipe
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Las Vegas, NV (pop. 583,756)
Member Since Aug 2011
Pat's notes for this recipe:
This pie couldn't be easier. If you love fruit cocktail you will love this pie.
Bake this great combination of fruits in a nice flaky double crust pie and serve with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream-delicious!

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Make Crisco pie crust dough for double crust pie.
Drain fruit cocktail juice into medium saucepan; add sugar,tapioca, cinnamon ,nutmeg and salt. Mix and stir until sugar has melted and tapioca has thickened the sauce. Add fruit cocktail and extra maraschino cherries and bring back to a boil, mix lightly until thickened.
Pour into prepared pie shell.Dot fruit with butter. Make and adjust top crust. flute edges and cut steam vents on top so steam can escape. Brush top with milk and sprinkle with sugar. Bake in 375^ oven for 30 minutes or until crust is browned and flaky. Remove from oven and cool on wire rack. Serve with ice cream or whipped cream.

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user Diane Hopson Smith DeeDee2011 - Mar 30, 2012
I love Fruit cocktail! My mother use to make a Fruit Cocktail cake...this sounds yummy...thanks for sharing Pat!!
user Zelda Hopkins Zelda51 - Mar 30, 2012
Pat I have always made fruit cocktail cake but never pie. Thanks for sharing.
user Cin Straw's Kitchen NanatomyGrandsismyPassion - Mar 30, 2012
I'm like Zelda...made the cake, but not the pie. Will have to give it a whirl.
user Blondie Pussycat blondie8080 - Mar 30, 2012
Pat~This sounds yummy. I, too, have never had fruit cocktail pie. I can do this! :)

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