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Amaretto Wreath Pie

Cuisine: German
Courses: Pies
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 1/2 cups 219g / 7.7ozVanilla wafer cookie crumbs
1 tablespoon 15mlAmaretto
1/4 cup 49g / 1.7ozButter - melted
2 packets  Pistachio instant pudding
3 cups 711mlHalf & half
1/3 cup 78mlAmaretto
20 oz 568gCrushed pineapple - drained
1 cup 237mlHeavy cream
2 tablespoons 30mlConfectioners sugar
1 teaspoon 5mlVanilla
  Almonds or pistachio - crushed

Recipe Instructions

In a bowl, mix cookie crumbs, amaretto and butter. Press mixture firmly into an ungreased 9" pie plate.  In a bowl, combine pudding mix and half & half until smooth.  Gradually beat in Amaretto. Fold in pineapple. Turn mixture into pie plate. Chill until thick.

When ready to serve, whip cream with sugar and vanilla until thick.  Spoon cream around outer edge of pie. Sprinkle with crushed nuts.

Cooking Light YEAR: 1995 ISSUE: Nov/Dec PAGE: 146


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