Fruit cocktail eggnog pie: The old-fashioned recipe

Fruit cocktail eggnog pie The old-fashioned recipe from the 50s

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This old-fashioned fruit cocktail eggnog pie was a holiday favorite in the 1950s! It’s easy to make — only the pie shell needs baking.

You use canned fruit cocktail in the eggnog mixture, then ring the extra fruit in a wreath around the top of the festive pie.

Fruit cocktail pie idea for the holidays (1956)

Here’s a new role for Eggnog, America’s favorite holiday beverage. Now it’s an ingredient in a wonderfully delicate pie — Fruit Cocktail Eggnog Pie.

This wholesome dessert is so smooth, so rich, so delicious. It’s sure to please. We predict it’ll become a traditional favorite at your house… for nothing expresses holiday hospitality quite as well as a festive bowl of eggnog.

And how nice for you — there’s no work to do. Summery-sweet cling peaches, pears, grapes, cherries, and pineapple are neatly-cut, ready-fixed, and happily blended in each can.

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Make a fruit cocktail pie rich and creamy with prepared eggnog

Here’s a new role for eggnog, America’s favorite holiday beverage. Now it’s an ingredient in a wonderfully delicate pie — Fruit Cocktail Eggnog Pie.

This wholesome dessert is so smooth, so rich, so delicious, it’s sure to please. We predict it’ll become a traditional favorite at your house.

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Fruit cocktail eggnog pie The old-fashioned recipe from the 50s

Fruit cocktail eggnog pie

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3-1/2 cups of fruit cocktail
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons Knox gelatin
  • 1-1/2 cups prepared eggnog
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond flavoring
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 9-inch baked pie shell

Instructions

  1. Drain fruit cocktail well, and measure 1/2 cup of the syrup.
  2. Stir gelatin into syrup, place over boiling water and stir until gelatin is dissolved.
  3. Remove from heat, stir into eggnog.
  4. Add salt, flavorings.
  5. Chill until mixture mounds when dropped from spoon.
  6. Whip cream.
  7. Fold into gelatin mixture along with 1-1/2 cups well-drained fruit cocktail.
  8. Chill again 5 to 10 minutes, until mixture mounds.
  9. Heap into baked and cooled pie shell.
  10. Chill for 2 to 4 hours.
  11. Decorate with remaining fruit cocktail before serving.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 266Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 71mgSodium: 111mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 1gSugar: 20gProtein: 6g

Click Americana offers approximate nutrition information as a general reference only, and we make no warranties regarding its accuracy. Please make any necessary calculations based on the actual ingredients used in your recipe, and consult with a qualified healthcare professional if you have dietary concerns.

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