Stars and Stripes Pastry

stars and stripes pie recipe


1 sheet frozen puff pastry dough
1 egg, lightly beaten
1-1/2 cups cold half and half or milk
1 package Instant Pudding and Pie filling, French Vanilla or the Vanilla flavor  Blueberries Raspberries
Cool Whip Whipped Topping, thawed
Thaw puff pastry as directed on package. Unfold pastry to 10 X 9 in. rectangle. Cut 4 (1/2-inch) strips from 1 ( 9 inch) side of rectangle. Remaining rectangle will measure 9 X 8 inches). Cut 1 inch off each of 2 strips to make 2 ( 8 inch) strips; discard 1 inch pieces. (You should have 2 ( 8 in. strips) and 2 ( nine inch strips.)

Cooking Instructions:

Place pastry on baking sheet. Brush with egg. Place strips on top of each side of rectangle to form rim; lightly press strips to base. Brush strips with egg. Pierce bottom of pastry in several places with fork. Chilled 20 minutes. Meanwhile, pre-heat oven to 425 degrees. Bake pastry for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden.( Its center of pastry rises, gently press down with four.) cool on rack.

Pour half and half into small bowl. And pudding mix. Beat with wire whisk until well blended, 1 to 2 minutes. Spoon pudding into pastry shell. Chill until set, about 1 hour.

Arrange fruit on top of pudding in alternating stripes of blueberries and raspberries. Pipe "stars" of whipped topping around borders. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Prep time: 20 minutes.

Chilled time: one-hour.


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