Kiwi Pie

Photo Credit: Shirley Dickard

Kiwifruit Pie

Begin with a pie shell.

Filling:
1 pkg. 8 oz. cream cheese
1/3 cup sugar
2 tblsp. orange juice
2 tblsp. cream
3 cups kiwifruit (sliced thin)
Layer this, a little difficult, but works out okay
Put in refrigerator to cool.
Glaze – add green coloring (optional)
3 cups sliced kiwis, mash.
2 tblsp. cornstarch in a little cool water
1 cup sugar
Mash kiwis, put in kettle to heat, it will make own juice.
After cooked a little, add sugar, cook a little more, add cornstarch
mix quickly
It will thicken.
Cool
Put over pie.
Cool
Serve with whipped cream

Guest Post by Shirley Dickard, Author of Heart Wood
“We made the kiwi pie to celebrate our daughter’s January 1st birthday. It was yummy and such an unusual dessert. It wasn’t too sweet, which suited everyone after a long Christmas holiday. **I used a gram-cracker crust, which gave it sort of a key-lime pie taste.” – Shirley Dickard

Photo Credit: Shirley Dickard

 

Kiwifruit Pie – Grandma’s

Fillingkiwi
1 – pkg (8oz. cream cheese)
1/3 cups sugar
2 tblsp. orange juice
2 tblsp. heavy cream
Mix the above

3 cups kiwifruit  – cut into thin slices
Betty’s notes: I layered this, a little difficult, but works out okay.  Put in refrig. to cool.

Glaze – add green coloring
3 cups sliced kiwis –  mashed
2 tblsp. cornstarch in a little cold water
1 cup sugar
Mash kiwis, put in kettle to heat, will make own juice, after cooked a little, add sugar, cook a little more, add cornstarch, mix quickly, will thicken, cool, put over pie. cool
Serve with whipped cream.

*recipe is for a large, deep dish pie shell

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 Harry & Betty Wrysinski were one of the first kiwi farmers in California.