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Skillet Peaches a la Mode

Yield: peaches, 1/8 recipe Sugared Pastry and 1/2 cup vanilla ice cream
Prep 10 mins Bake 375°F 10 mins Cook 5 mins
Skillet Peaches a la Mode
Ingredients
  • 1  Sugared Pastry, below
  • 1/3  cup  butter
  • 6 - 8  peaches or nectarines, pitted and halved or quartered (about 2 lb.)
  • 1/4  cup  peach or apricot nectar
  • 2  tablespoons  packed brown sugar
  • 1  cup  fresh raspberries or blueberries
  •  Fresh mint leaves (optional)
  •  Vanilla Ice Cream
Directions

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.

From the Test Kitchen
  • Can be frozen up to 3 months.
Sugared Pastry
Makes: 4 to 6 servings
Yield: 40 strips
Bake 375°F 10 mins to 12 mins  or until lightly browned
Ingredients
  • 1 15  ounce  rolled refrigerated pie crust, stand at room temperature 15 minutes
  • 1  tablespoon  butter, melted
  • 1  tablespoon  coarse decorating sugar or granulated sugar
  • 1/4  teaspoon  cinnamon
Directions

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)
  • cal. (kcal) 557,
  • Fat, total (g) 32,
  • chol. (mg) 79,
  • sat. fat (g) 18,
  • carb. (g) 66,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 7,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 6,
  • sugar (g) 46,
  • pro. (g) 6,
  • vit. A (IU) 1555,
  • vit. C (mg) 24,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 2,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 20,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 289,
  • Potassium (mg) 644,
  • calcium (mg) 131,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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