Mince Fruit for Pie (Sans Meat)

Total Time
50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

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.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F.
  2. Place dried fruit and water in small saucepan. Bring to boil and remove from heat. Let stand 15 minutes.
  3. Peel, core and dice apples into 1/4" bits.
  4. Combine apples, dried fruit plus remaining water, sugar, margarine and jam until all fruit is coated evenly.
  5. Pour into pie crust.
  6. Bake 10 minutes on lower oven rack.
  7. Reduce heat to 350F and bake 15-20 mins., until crust is golden brown.
  8. Let cool 30 minutes before slicing.