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Apricot Delight Pie

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Ingredients
For crust
  All purpose flour/Unbleached flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cold water 4 Tablespoon
For filling
  Canned sweetened condensed milk 14 Ounce
  Dairy sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Canned apricot halves 17 Ounce, well drained
  Apricot preserves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
Directions

Heat oven to 375°F.
Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off In medium bowl, combine flour and salt Using pastry blender or fork, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Sprinkle mixture with water, 1 tablespoon at a time, while tossing and mixing lightly with fork.
Add water until dough is moist enough to hold together Shape into a ball.
Flatten ball; smooth edges.
On lightly floured surface, roll into 10 1/2-inch circle.
Fit evenly in 9-inch pie pan.
Do not stretch.
Turn edges under; flute.
In small bowl, combine sweetened condensed milk, sour cream and egg.
Pour into pastry-lined pan.
Bake at 375°F. for 25 to 35 minutes or until just set Cool 10 minutes.
Arrange well-drained apricot halves over cooled rilling.
Brush with apricot preserves.
Refrigerate until serving time.
? MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: Prepare pie crust, using microwave-safe 9-inch pie pan.
Prick crust generously with fork.
Microwave on HIGH for 6 to 8 minutes, rotating pan 1/2 turn every 2 minutes.
Crust is done when surface appears dry and flaky.
In 4-cup microwave-safe measuring cup, combine sweetened condensed milk, sour cream and egg.
Microwave on HIGH for 2 1/2 to 3 minutes, whisking once during cooking.
Cook until mixture starts to thicken.
Pour into cooked crust Microwave on MEDIUM for 3 to 4 minutes or until just set in center Cool 10 minutes.
Continue as directed above.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apricot
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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