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Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler

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Ingredients
  Cornstarch 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Unsweetened apple juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sliced fresh peaches 10 Cup (160 tbs)
  Unsweetened apple juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Cold water 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
Directions

Combine cornstarch and 1/4 cup apple juice; stir well, and set aside.
Combine peaches, 1 cup apple juice, sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg in a Dutch oven.
Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until peaches are tender.
Stir in reserved cornstarch mixture.
Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly.
Remove from heat, and stir in almond extract.
Let cool.
Combine 1/2 cup flour, salt, and 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg in a medium bowl; cut in margarine with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Sprinkle cold water, 1 tablespoon at a time, over surface; stir with a fork just until dry ingredients are moistened.
Shape dough into a ball.
Sprinkle 1 tablespoon flour evenly over work surface.
Roll dough to an 8-inch square on floured surface; cut into 1/2-inch strips.
Spoon peach mixture into an 8-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.
Arrange pastry strips lattice-style over peach mixture.
Seal pastry to edge of dish.
Bake at 425° for 20 minutes or until pastry is golden and filling is bubbly.
Garnish with a fresh mint sprig, if desired.
Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Peach
Interest: 
Healthy

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