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Pie. Make more pie.


I love pie. It’s one of those things that I can make with just a little sugar and let the fruit do the rest. Pies are so forgiving. Cram anything under a pie crust and it will at least look good with not much effort. I could probably eat beets if they were in a pie. Okay, never mind. But I could make local fresh peaches into something special beyond sitting on a counter. Not that I have a habit of subjecting gorgeous juicy peaches to such punishment. Just this once did they sit for a while and then I felt like I needed to give them a ride they wouldn’t forget. And just to warn you, I used refrigerated pie crusts. Don’t hate. I don’t make my own crusts when Publix does a great job. It’s my one tribute to Aunt Drunky.

Peach Pie

  • 2 refrigerated pie crusts
  • 6-8 fresh peaches, peeled and pitted, then sliced.
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of water + 2 Tablespoons for mixing with corn starch
  • 1 T of cornstarch
  • dash of cinnamon

1. Place one crust in the bottom of a pie plate that has been sprayed/buttered

2. Slowly bring peaches, sugar, water, cinnamon to a simmer for 15 minutes.

3. Mix the cornstarch with 2 Tablespoons of water and add to peach mixture. Turn heat to low and stir until the sauce thickens. Let the pot cool for a few minutes.

4. Add peaches to pie crust. Top with other crust. Seal. Place pie pan on a sheet pan to catch drips.

5. Bake 350* for 30 minutes.

Enjoy with ice cream or whipped cream. Or just eat it out of the pan with a spoon. Nobody has to know.

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Friday 15th of July 2011

I was just staring at a big bunch of peaches I bought wondering what to do with them. I think a simple peach pie would work wonderfully! Thanks for sharing!


Sunday 17th of July 2011

I hope you enjoy baking it as much as I did :)

Sasha @ The Procrastobaker

Friday 15th of July 2011

I love pie also, anything pastry really is a winner with me! And your pie looks absolutely scrumptious :) really need to get my mitts on some peaches!


Sunday 17th of July 2011

Thanks!! I could bake a few more of these. Maybe when the heat wave breaks :(


Friday 15th of July 2011

I definitely need to make more pie - I've never baked with fresh peaches before and your pie looks so delicious! A perfect summer treat.


Sunday 17th of July 2011

Thank you! It was easy and good. The original recipe calls for more sugar, so if you like your pie really sweet, add a few tablespoons more.