Apricot Skillet Pie

Take full advantage of in-season stone fruit when summer rolls around and treat yourself (and a few friends) to this delicious skillet pie recipe. We used fresh, juicy apricots for the filling, but you could also try it with peaches, plums, or nectarines—just choose your favorite!

Apricot Skillet Pie
Photo: Brie Passano
Hands On Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins


  • cup packed brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • teaspoon salt

  • 2 tablespoon butter

  • 1 ¾ pound fresh apricots, pitted and quartered (4 1/2 cups)

  • 1 ½ cup fresh tart red cherries, pitted, or frozen pitted tart red cherrries, thawed and drained

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • ½ 17.3 ounce package frozen puff pastry sheets (1 sheet), thawed

  • 1 egg, slightly beaten

  • Coarse sugar

  • Vanilla ice cream or whipped cream (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. In a small bowl stir together brown sugar, flour, ginger, cinnamon, and salt. In a 9- or 10-inch cast-iron skillet melt butter over medium. Add apricots. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until apricots start to release juice, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in cherries, vanilla, and brown sugar mixture.

  2. On a lightly floured surface, unfold pastry. Roll to a 10-inch square. Using a sharp knife, cut 1-inch-wide strips, starting at center of the square and cutting to one edge. Fold cut strips over uncut side of pastry. Place on filling with fold centered. Unfold every other strip to cover filling. Trim pastry even with edge of skillet. (Or roll pastry to a 10-inch square. Lay over filling in skillet. Trim pastry even with edge of skillet. Cut slits in center.) Brush pastry with beaten egg. Sprinkle with coarse sugar.

  3. Bake about 25 minutes or until golden and bubbly. Let stand 30 minutes before serving. If desired, top with ice cream or whipped cream. Serves 8.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

272 Calories
11g Fat
40g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 272
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 177mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 12.1mg 61%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Potassium 317mg 7%
Folate, total 17.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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