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Ingredients

2 cans (16 ounces each) cling peaches
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2-1/2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons butter
2 (9-inch) pie crusts

Instructions

Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. Drain peaches, reserving 1/2 cup syrup. Combine sugar, cinnamon, flour and syrup in sauce pan. Cook, whisking constantly, until thick and bubbly. Remove from heat. Add peaches and butter to mixture, mix well. Line 9-inch ceramic pie plate with one pie crust dusted with cinnamon and sugar. Pour peach mixture into pie shell. Top with remaining pie shell, crimp edges and sprinkle more cinnamon and sugar on top. Cut slits to vent. Bake for 45 minutes at 400 degrees.

Melissa Weeks
East Moline



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