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Butterscotch Peach Pie Recipe
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Butterscotch Peach Pie Recipe

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When peach season arrives, this great, old-fashioned pie is sure to be on the table. The recipe has been in our family for over 60 years, and I still make it every summer. Butterscotch buffs love it. —Barbara Moyer, Tiffin, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 4 to 5 tablespoons cold water
  • FILLING:
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 8 medium peaches, peeled and sliced

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 480 calories, 23 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 342 mg sodium, 66 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour and salt; cut in shortening until crumbly. Gradually add water, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until easy to handle.
  2. For filling, in a small saucepan, combine brown sugar and flour. Stir in corn syrup and butter until blended. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon juice and extract. Place peaches in a large bowl; add syrup mixture and toss to coat.
  3. Divide dough in half so one ball is slightly larger than the other. Roll out larger ball to fit a 9-in. pie plate. Transfer to pie plate; trim pastry to 1/2 in. beyond rim of plate. Add filling. Roll out remaining pastry; make a lattice crust. Trim, seal and flute edges. Cover edges loosely with foil.
  4. Bake at 375° for 25 minutes. Uncover; bake 20-25 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Butterscotch Peach Pie in Country Woman August/September 2008, p37

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 480 calories, 23 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 342 mg sodium, 66 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

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Reviewed Aug. 17, 2012

"GOOD BUT I COULD NOT TASTE THE BUTTERSCOTCH."

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Reviewed Aug. 2, 2012

"sorry, I meant to ask since you bought a store bought crust!"

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Reviewed Aug. 2, 2012

"btaylor1, what did you use for the top since you used store bought top?"

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Reviewed Aug. 1, 2012

"Very tasty, fairly simple to put togther. Filling was a little thin, but the flavor was excellent."

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Reviewed Jul. 30, 2012

"Nevermind! I found the time and temp."

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