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Spiced Peach Pie Recipe

Spiced Peach Pie Recipe

Chilled peach pie is a delectable change of pace from the traditional baked fruit pie. With its peachy gelatin filling sandwiched between layers of fluffy cream, this pie slices beautifully and always draws compliments. -Lois Dunlop, Venice, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) sliced peaches
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches)
  • 1 package (3 ounces) peach or orange gelatin
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Fresh mint, optional

Directions

  • 1. Drain syrup from peaches into a 2-cup measuring cup. Add enough water to measure 1-1/3 cups. Chop peaches and set aside.
  • 2. In a large saucepan, combine the syrup, brown sugar, ginger and cinnamon stick. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  • 3. Discard cinnamon stick. Stir gelatin into syrup mixture until dissolved. Add peaches. Refrigerate until partially set, about 40 minutes.
  • 4. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and nutmeg until smooth. Spread over the bottom and up the sides of the baked crust. Pour gelatin mixture over cream cheese layer.
  • 5. Chill until serving. Spread with whipped topping. Serve with mint if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 367 calories, 20 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 201 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.