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Ingredients

1-1/4 cups flour
1/2 cup butter
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup plus 2 teaspoons sour cream, divided
4 cups sliced, fresh peaches
3 egg yolks
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup flour

Instructions

Combine the flour, butter and salt until mixture is crumbly. Add sour cream and press the mixture into an 8-by-8-inch square baking dish. Bake for 20 minutes at 375 degrees F. After baking spread peaches onto the crust. Dial down the oven to 350 degrees F. In a small bowl, combine egg yolks, sugar, sour cream and flour. Pour mixture over peachess and bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until the custard sets in the middle.

Nancy Fiers
Geneseo



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