Fireside Fruit Pie

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Crust
  • 1
    homemade pastry for double-crust pie (or store bought frozen roll out pastry)
  • Filling
  • 1
    (17 ounce) can apricot halves, drained, reserving liquid
  • 12
    cup sugar
  • 2
    tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3
    cups tart apples, peeled, chopped
  • 1
    cup dates, chopped
  • 1
    tablespoon lemon juice
  • 14
    teaspoon nutmeg (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Prepare pastry for a two crust pie or use store bought rollout pie pastry.
  • Heat your oven to 425*F. In a large saucepan, combine reserved apricot liquid, sugar, cornstarch, apples, dates and lemon juice. You may sprinkle the nutmeg over the top now, if desired. Cover; cook gently until apples are soft, stirring occasionally. Remove from hea and fold in apricot halves. Spoon this mixture into pastry lined pie pan.
  • To make a decorative top crust, use canape(or small cookie) cutter(1") to cut out center of dough. Repeat cutouts in an evenly spaced pattern, working from center to within 1 1/2" of edge. Arrange pastry over filling. Fold the edge of the top pastry under bottom pastry. Press together to seal; flute edge.
  • Bake at 425*F. for 25 to 35 minutes or until crust is golden brown and filling bubbles. Enjoy!
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