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Mango Pineapple Pie with Macadamia Lattice Crust

  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 3 hr 0 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 8
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This state fair pie contest entry wows with coconut, pineapple and macadamia nuts, for a taste as fresh as the islands themselves! MORE+ LESS-

State Fair Pie Competition - 2008
Mesquite, Texas

Ingredients

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
3/4
cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts
2
cups mango chunks
2
cups chopped fresh pineapple, drained
3/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup canned cream of coconut (not coconut milk)
3
tablespoons cornstarch
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
3
tablespoons milk
1
tablespoon sugar

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Place 1 pie crust in ungreased 9-inch glass pie plate. Place second pie crust on lightly floured piece of waxed paper. Using pastry cutter, gently mark lines on crust 1 inch apart for guides for cutting strips. Sprinkle chopped macadamia nuts between lines on crust; use rolling pin to gently press nuts into crust. Cut into strips along lines; set aside.
  • 2
    In 2-quart saucepan, mix mango, pineapple, 3/4 cup sugar and the cream of coconut. In small bowl, mix cornstarch and salt; stir into fruit mixture. Cook over medium-low heat until thickened. Stir in butter; pour into pastry-lined pie plate.
  • 3
    To make top crust, place 5 to 7 strips pie crust across filling. Place cross-strips over tops of first strips. Seal and flute edges. Brush with milk; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until golden brown.

Expert Tips

For a special touch, dollop each slice with whipped cream and sprinkle lightly with chopped, toasted macadamia nuts.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
220
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
37%
Saturated Fat
10g
48%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
420mg
18%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
62g
21%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
31g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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