By mid-winter, when fruit here in the north is long past fresh-picked, this pie satisfies my fruit cravings. The recipe allows for variations depending on what's in the pantry.
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- 2 cortland apples
- 1/4 cup packed chopped dried cherries or 1/4 cup dried apricot
- 1/4 cup packed chopped dried cranberries or 1/4 cup dried apricot
- 1/2 cup packed chopped dates or 1/2 cup raisins or 1/2 cup prune
- 1/2 cup water
- 2 tablespoons margarine, melted
- 2 tablespoons raw sugar
- 3 tablespoons apricot jam or 3 tablespoons orange marmalade
- ready-made pie crust
- 1Preheat the oven to 450°F.
- 2Place dried fruit and water in small saucepan. Bring to boil and remove from heat. Let stand 15 minutes.
- 3Peel, core and dice apples into 1/4" bits.
- 4Combine apples, dried fruit plus remaining water, sugar, margarine and jam until all fruit is coated evenly.
- 5Pour into pie crust.
- 6Bake 10 minutes on lower oven rack.
- 7Reduce heat to 350F and bake 15-20 mins., until crust is golden brown.
- 8Let cool 30 minutes before slicing.
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Nutritional Facts for Mince Fruit for Pie (Sans Meat)
Serving Size: 1 (59 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 110.7
- Calories from Fat 34
- Total Fat 3.8 g
- Saturated Fat 0.7 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 49.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 20.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
- Sugars 16.4 g
- Protein 0.4 g
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