Skillet Peaches a la Mode

This recipe uses summer's favorite fresh peaches, blueberries, and raspberries topped with a sugared pastry. Your kids will enjoy helping you cut a variety of fun shapes from the rolled pie dough.

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  • Yields: peaches, 1/8 recipe Sugared Pastry and 1/2 cup vanilla ice cream
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Bake: 10 mins 375°F
  • Cook: 5 mins
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Skillet Peaches a la Mode
Sugared Pastry, below
cup butter
peaches or nectarines, pitted and halved or quartered (about 2 lb.)
cup peach or apricot nectar
tablespoons packed brown sugar
Fresh mint leaves (optional)
Vanilla Ice Cream
  1. Prepare Sugared Pastry (see note). Melt butter in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add peaches, skin side up. Reduce heat to medium; cook 4 to 5 minutes, turning once. Remove peaches to bowls. Add nectar and brown sugar to skillet. Cook and stir over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and syrup forms.
  2. Spoon syrup on peaches. Top with berries, mint and Sugared Pastry. Serve with ice cream.
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Can be frozen up to 3 months.

Sugared Pastry
15 ounce rolled refrigerated pie crust, stand at room temperature 15 minutes
tablespoon butter, melted
tablespoon coarse decorating sugar or granulated sugar
teaspoon cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Let one 15-oz. rolled refrigerated pie crust stand at room temperature 15 minutes. Line baking sheet with nonstick foil or parchment paper. Unroll crust onto lightly floured surface. Brush with butter. Sprinkle with decorating sugar or granulated sugar and cinnamon. Cut pastry in half. Cut halves into strips, stars, or desired shapes. Place on prepared sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on baking sheet on wire rack. Makes about 40 strips. Makes 4 to 6 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Skillet Peaches a la Mode)
    Per serving:
  • 557 kcal cal.,
  • 32 g fat
  • (18 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 7 g monounsatured fat),
  • 79 mg chol.,
  • 289 mg sodium,
  • 66 g carb.,
  • 6 g fiber,
  • 46 g sugar,
  • 6 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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