Recipe of the Week – Triple Crust Peach Cobbler

Submitted by Dave Hutchins

When two crusts in a cobbler just aren’t enough, try this recipe. You’ll find three flaky layers separated by sweet, juicy peaches.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Start to Finish: 1 hr 40 min

Makes: 12 servings

Ingredients:

3 packages (11 ounces each) Betty Crocker® pie crust mix
1 cup cold water
1-1/2 cups Splenda or sugar
3/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons Vanilla
2 teaspoons lemon extract
2 cans (29 ounces each) sliced peaches in syrup, undrained

Directions:

1. Heat oven to 350ºF. Stir 1 package pie crust mix and 1/3 cup of the cold water until mixture forms a ball. Flatten ball; roll into rectangle, 11×8 inches.

Cut into 4 strips, 11×2 inches each. Place strips on ungreased cookie sheet; bake 18 minutes. Set aside.

2. Stir 1 package pie crust mix and 1/3 cup of the cold water until mixture forms a ball. Flatten ball; roll to fit bottom and sides of ungreased rectangular baking dish, 13x9x2 inches. Place in dish; set aside.

3. Stir together sugar, butter, nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla, lemon extract and peaches in large bowl. Pour half of mixture in baking dish. Arrange the 4 pastry strips on top. Pour remaining half of peach mixture on top.

4. Stir 1 package pie crust mix and remaining 1/3 cup cold water until mixture forms a ball. Flatten ball; roll to fit on top of mixture in baking dish. Cut several holes or slits in crust. Place crust on top of mixture in baking dish; seal to edges of dish.

5. Bake about 1 hour or until crust is golden brown. Store covered in refrigerator.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving: Calories 740 (Calories from Fat 360); Total Fat 40g (Saturated Fat 15g, Trans Fat 11g); Cholesterol 30mg; Sodium 630mg; Total Carbohydrate 89g

(Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 48g); Protein 5g Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%; Vitamin C 4%; Calcium 0%; Iron 10% Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit;

4 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 8 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 6

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Substitution:

Fresh peaches make a tasty substitute for the canned. Use about 3 medium peaches, which equals 2 1/2 cups sliced.

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