Caramel: Caramel Date Cream Pie

posted by Mimi Hiller 11-02-101 2:48 PM

Caramel Date Cream Pie
Prep Time: 20 minutes Servings: 1 pie

This impressive dessert is the perfect choice for a dinner party. Chock-full of nuts and silky caramel, it will satisfy even the sweetest tooth.

1 (14-ounce) can EagleŽ Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk ( NOT evaporated milk )
2/3 cup chopped dates
2/3 cup chopped pecans
2 tablespoons milk
1 cup ( 1/2 pint ) whipping cream, whipped
1 (6-ounce) package graham cracker crumb crust

Caramelize EagleŽ Brand by preferred method. Stir in dates, pecans and milk; cool. Chill thoroughly.

Fold in whipped cream. Pour into crust. Chill 3 hours or until set. Garnish as desired. Refrigerate leftovers.

To caramelize EagleŽ Brand Microwave: Pour EagleŽ Brand into 2-quart glass measure. Microwave on 1/2 power Medium 4 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Reduce to 1/3 power (LOW); microwave 12 to 16 minutes or until thick and light caramel-colored, stirring briskly every 2 minutes until smooth. Cool. Chill thoroughly.

Stovetop: Pour EagleŽ Brand into top of double broiler; cover. Place over boiling water. Over low heat, simmer 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until thick and light caramel-colored. Beat until smooth. Cool. Chill thoroughly.

Oven: Preheat oven to 425°. Pour EagleŽ Brand into 8 or 9-inch pie plate. Cover with aluminum foil; place in shallow pan. Fill pan with hot water. Bake 1 to 1/2 hours or until thick and light caramel-colored. Remove foil; cool. Chill thoroughly.

**********Caution: Never heat unopened can.

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