Tropical Fruit Pie

Use your favorite fruits to top the cream cheese layer in this chilled dessert.

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Chill: 1 hr
  • Bake: 16 mins 400°F
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Tropical Fruit Pie
Ingredients
1 1/4
3
tablespoons granulated sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
6
tablespoons butter
3
tablespoons cold water
1 1/2
8 ounce package cream cheese (12 oz.), softened
2/3
cup sifted powdered sugar
1/4
cup whipping cream
1
tablespoon orange liqueur or orange juice
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
cups assorted fruits (peeled and cut up kiwi fruit, raspberries, peeled and chopped papaya, and/or cut up strawberries)
2
tablespoons apricot preserves
1/2
teaspoon orange liqueur or orange juice
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degree F. For pastry, in a medium bowl stir together flour, granulated sugar, and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in egg yolk and enough cold water to moisten. Knead gently until mixture forms a ball.
  2. On a lightly floured surface roll dough to a 12-inch circle; carefully transfer to a 9-inch pie plate. Trim pastry to 1/2-inch beyond edge of pie plate. Fold under extra pastry. Crimp edge. Generously prick bottom and sides of pastry with a fork. Line pastry with a double thickness of foil. Bake 8 minutes; remove foil. Bake for 10 minutes more or until golden. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. For filling, in a bowl beat cream cheese and powdered sugar until combined. Add whipping cream, the 1 tablespoon liqueur, and vanilla. Beat until combined. Spoon filling into baked pastry shell. Cover and chill 1 to 4 hours.
  4. To serve, arrange fruit on top of filling. Heat preserves and 1/2 teaspoon liqueur until melted. Drizzle over pie. Makes 8 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Tropical Fruit Pie)
    Per serving:
  • 427 kcal cal.,
  • 28 g fat
  • (17 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 8 g monounsatured fat),
  • 108 mg chol.,
  • 298 mg sodium,
  • 38 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 21 g sugar,
  • 6 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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