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Peaches Pie Recipe

Peaches Pie Recipe

Lemon juice adds a nice tang but also keeps peaches from turning dark. Frozen peaches can be used if they are first thawed and well drained.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + standing Bake: 40 min. + cooling YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 5 cups sliced peeled fresh peaches
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

  • 1. Line a 9-in. pie plate with bottom crust. Trim pastry to 1 in. beyond edge of pie plate; set aside.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the peaches, lemon juice and extract. Add sugar, tapioca and salt; toss gently. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  • 3. Pour into crust; dot with butter. Roll out remaining pastry; make a lattice crust. Seal and flute edges.
  • 4. Cover edges loosely with foil. Bake at 425° for 20 minutes. Remove foil; bake 20-30 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 6-8 servings.