Line a 9-inch pie pan with pastry dough, crimping
In a small bowl, combine sugar and flour.
Fill the piecrust with apricot halves and mingle date
halves in random spaces between the apricots.
Sprinkle with the sugar/flour mixture. Dribble lemon
juice over all. Dot with butter cubes.
Place the pie on a shallow baking pan or sheet and
bake for 25-35 minutes, or until the filling is bubbling
and the crust is golden brown.
Serve with fresh heavy cream, whipped cream or ice
cream. Makes 6 servings.
Brands may vary by region; substitute a similar product.
Pastry dough for single-
crust 9-inch pie
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons all-
2 1/2 cups halved fresh
Blossom Hill* apricots
3/4 cup halved fresh
SunDate* Medjool dates
1 tablespoon fresh
2 tablespoons butter, cut
in 1/2-inch cubes
Heavy cream, whipped
cream or ice cream, for
California Apricot Date Pie
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Transfer pastry dough to a deep-dish 9-inch glass pie
plate. Press to fit and trim as needed. Fold edges
under and crimp. Line the crust with foil; fill with
beans or pie weights. Bake until the sides are set,
about 12 minutes. Remove foil and beans.
In a medium bowl, combine yogurt, sugar, flour,
eggs, vanilla and salt; mix until blended. Stir in blueberries and cherries. Spoon into the crust. Bake until
the filling is just set, about 25 minutes.
To prepare the topping, mix flour, butter and sugar in
a medium bowl with your fingers until small clumps
form. Mix in walnuts. Sprinkle over the pie. Bake until
the topping is lightly browned, about 12 minutes.
Serve at room temperature or slightly chilled—do
not serve hot. Makes 8 servings.
* Brands may vary by region; substitute a similar product.
Pastry dough for
single-crust 9-inch pie
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
3/4 cup sugar
3 1/2 tablespoons
1 egg plus 1 yolk, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups fresh Victoria
1 cup Grower Direct* fresh
sweet cherries, pitted
5 tablespoons chilled
cut into pieces
3 tablespoons sugar
3/4 cup chopped walnuts
Blueberry Cherry Yogurt Pie
with Walnut Topping
Grower Direct Marketing/Victoria Island Farms