Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 50 mins

The first time I made this pie did not use the right amount of almonds, it was still great. This recipe was featured in our newspaper, in the food section.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 pie crust (9 inch)
  • 8 ounces almonds
  • 23 cup sugar (plus more for sprinkling)
  • 3 eggs
  • 12 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 4 small peaches, peeled,cut in half and pitted

Directions

  1. Prick bottom of pie crust and bake in a 375 degree oven until light brown (about 15-20 minutes) While crust is baking, in a blender or food processor grind almonds and sugar until fine.
  2. Add eggs, almond and vanilla extracts and salt.
  3. Process to make a thick wet paste.
  4. Add 2 T butter and blend in.
  5. Pour and spread almond mixture into baked pie crust.
  6. Lay peaches cut-side down onto almond mixture.
  7. Spread the remaining tablespoon of butter on peach halves and sprinkle them lightly with sugar.
  8. Bake for about 50-55 minutes (375 degree oven).
  9. Peaches will be glazed and almond paste will be puffed and brown.

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