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Classic French Fruit Pie

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Ingredients
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce (1 package)
  Soft butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Pastry flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Egg yolk 3 Tablespoon
  Milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Soft butter 4 Tablespoon
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Preserved apricots 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar syrup 4 Tablespoon (Thick)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 375°F.
2) In a blender, place butter and cheese, and process until creamy.
3) Fold the flour, in the cheese mixture.
4) Using hands, knead the mixture for 2 minutes.
5) Cover the bowl and place it in refrigerator until chilled.
6) Line the 9 inch pie pan and bake in oven until evenly golden brown.

MAKING
7) In a saucepan, beat together sugar and egg yolk.
8) Stir milk in the yolk mixture.
9) Heat the yolk mixture, until thick but do not boil.
10) Mix the extract in the yolk mixture.
11) Pour the yolk mixture in the pie shell and coat thinly.
12) Spread the preserved apricots over the yolk mixture.
13) Glaze the top with sugar syrup.

SERVING
14) Cut in wedges and serve sprinkled with icing sugar if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Thanksgiving
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
50 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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