Merrywoods Winter Tart

March  8, 2011
Author Notes

Its a old family recipe pass on down a winter favorite when fresh fruit was always at hand ... —Miss Maryann

  • Serves 6 to 8
  • Filling
  • 2/3 cup Warm Water plus 1 tbsp. Good Bourbon
  • 3/4 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Halved Dried Mission Figs
  • 1/2 cup Dried Apricots
  • 1 cup Golden Raisins
  • 2nd Step
  • 3 Good Baking Apples peeled & chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
In This Recipe
  1. Put water & bourbon in sauce pan add cinnamon, sugar, figs, apricots & raisins cook over med. heat till sugar dissolves & mixture is hot remove from heat put in bowl chill for 24 hours.. then mix in apples, flour & sugar. make your favorite 1 crust pie dough roll out into 12 " circle mound mixture in center of pie dough leaving at least a 2" border fold crust up around edge pleating as you go leaving center open brush edge with milk or melted butter & lightly sprinkle with sugar. Bake 350* for 45 to 50 minutes till crust is golden & filling is bubbly. cool & slice servng with whipping cream or ice cream. delicious !!!

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