Amaretti-Topped Fresh Pineapple Pie


Reducing the fat in your diet doesn't mean having to omit tasty desserts. Crushed almond macaroons stand in for a top crust in this juicy, low-fat pie. The filling is a simple blend of pineapple chunks, sugar and tart lime. Amaretti-Topped Fresh Pineapple Pie Low-Fat Pastry (recipe follows) 1/4 cup quick-cooking tapioca 3/4 cup granulated sugar 5 cups 1/2-inch chunks fresh pineapple 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 1/4 cups coarsely crushed almond macaroons (about 24 cookies, each 1 3/4-inches in diameter)


Prepare Low-Fat Pastry And Set Aside In Pie Pan. In Large Bowl, Stir Together Tapioca And Sugar. Add Pineapple, Lime Peel And Lime Juice; Mix Gently. Let Stand, Stirring Gently Several Times, Until Tapioca Is Softened, At Least 20

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