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Fruit Diet Pie

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Ingredients
  Dried apricots 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Quick-cooking tapioca 1 Tablespoon
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  9 inch double crust pie pastry 1
  Pineapple chunks 2 1⁄2 Can (25 oz), drained
  Grated lemon rind 1 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Light cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Night before: Pour 2 cups boiling water over apricots.
Let soak overnight.
Early in day: Start heating oven to 450 °F.
Drain apricots, reserving 1/4 cup juice.
Combine this juice with tapioca, sugar, and salt; let stand 15 min.
Meanwhile, line 9" pie plate with pastry; roll out top crust.
Combine apricots, pineapple, lemon rind, and tapioca mixture; toss together gently.
Pour into lined pie plate; dot with butter.
Adjust top crust; brush with cream.
Bake at 450°F. 15 min.; then reduce oven temperature to 375°F., and bake 45 min.
Cool on rack.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Party

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