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Pie in a Jar: Apple Fig Walnut Tiny Tart Filling

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: Makes: enough for 6-8 small pies
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Apple Fig Walnut Tiny Tart Filling will delight your taste buds, packing a lot of flavor into a small treat.


Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped figs. (Cut the ends off and rough chop I used the beautiful ‘brown turkey’ variety.)
  • 2 peeled, cored, and chopped apples
  • 1/3 cup evaporated cane sugar or sucanat
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • a splash of vanilla extract

Instructions

  1.  Chop and mix fruit and walnuts.
  2.  Add sugar, cinnamon and vanilla. Mix well.
  3.  Roll out pastry dough and measure your pie circles. Be sure and use the wide-mouth mason jars for an easier time filling.
  4. Press dough in and fill.
  5.  Measure your top using the mason seal. Either press the top on or fork press it like I did for a rustic look. Cut a a design on the top for venting during baking.
  6. At this point you can put the lid on for freezing, or if baking right away, brush a little heavy cream on the top (optional) and sprinkle a little sugar over the top.
  7.  Bake at 375 for 20 minutes.