This fabulous pie was given to us by Austin singer and songwriter Libby Fitzpatrick shortly after our son Kole was born. It is sinfully simple and succulently delicious.
Ingredients for crust:
1 cup dates
1/3 cup walnuts
1/3 cup cashews
1/3 cup almonds
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Ingredients for filling:
2 to 3 bananas, sliced lengthwise
4 ounces strawberries, blended into puree
4 ounces strawberries, sliced
4 ounces raspberries
1 can mandarin oranges, drained
Blend crust ingredients together in a food processor to achieve a sticky consistency.
Press blended crust ingredients into a pie pan.
Lay the bananas on top of the crust and press along the sides.
Place strawberry slices on top of the bananas.
Pour strawberry puree over the strawberries and bananas, and press into the gaps.
Place berries and mandarin oranges on top of the pie.
Cover and refrigerate for one hour or longer before serving.