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Peach Pie Surprise - Peach Pie Recipe

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Spicy Cinnamon Candy

Can you guess the surprise ingredient?

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This recipe for Peach Pie Surprise combines the sweetness of peaches with the spiciness of red cinnamon candies.

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cups fresh sliced peaches*
  • 3 tablespoons red cinnamon candies
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • pastry for 2-crust pie
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • milk
  • sugar for sprinkling


Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Combine sugar, flour, nutmeg, salt, and candies. Add to peaches; sprinkle on lemon juice and almond extract. Pour into pastry-lined 9" pie pan. Dot with butter. Put on top crust, flute edges and cut steam vents. Brush with milk and sprinkle with sugar.

Bake for 40 to 45 minutes.

*To substitute canned for fresh peaches: Use 2 - 29 ounce cans of peach slices, reserving 1/2 syrup. Add the syrup with the lemon juice and extract.

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 5 out of 5
Prize winner, Member picklelady

I used this for a bake off at our Farmers Market and nobody could guess what the surprise was, but I won 1st place, so guess I fooled everyone.

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