Low Fat Old-fashioned Peach Cobbler - Just Dutch Oven Recipes

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Low Fat Old-fashioned Peach Cobbler

1/4 c Cornstarch
1/4 c Unsweetened apple juice
10 c Sliced fresh of frozen peaches
1 c Unsweetened apple juice
1/2 c Sugar
1/2 ts Ground nutmeg*
1/2 ts Almond extract*
1/2 c All-purpose flour
1/8 ts Salt
1/8 ts Nutmeg*
2 tb Margarine
1 tb Cold water; (up to 1-1/2)
1 tb All- purpose flour
Vegetable cooking spray
Fresh mint sprig; (opt.)

Combine cornstarch and 1/4 cup apple juice; stir well, and set aside. Combine peaches and next 3 ingredients in a Dutch oven. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until peaches are tender. Stir in cornstarch mixture. cook, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Remover from heat, and stir in almond extract. Let cool.

Combine 1/2 up flour, salt and 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg; cutting margarine with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. sprinkle cold water, 1 tablespoon at a time, over surface; stir with a fork just until dry ingredients are moistened. Shape into a ball.

Sprinkle 1 tablespoon flour over work surface. Roll dough to and 8-inch square on floured surface; cut into 1/2 inch strips. Spoon peach mixture into an 8-inch square baking dish coated with cooking spray. arrange pastry strips lattice-style over peach mixture. Seal pastry to edge of dish. Bake at 425 degrees for 20 minutes or until pastry is golden and filling is bubbly. Garnish with a fresh into sprig, if desired. Serve warm. Yield; 6 servings.