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dried apricot pie

★★★★★ 3
a recipe by
Sea Sun
West Des Moines, IA

I had some dried apricots that I wanted to use, so I found this on the web. It is beyond delicious, and very easy! Slightly tangy and quite sweet! I think it would be fantastic a la mode with vanilla bean ice cream. :-)

★★★★★ 3
serves 6-8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For dried apricot pie

  • 1
    pastry for 9 inch pie (double crust)
  • 2 1/2 c
    dried apricots
  • 2 c
    water (or enough to cover, see recipe)
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    sugar (or less, see recipe)

How To Make dried apricot pie

  • 1
    Prepare pastry for double crust 9 inch pie. Line pan with bottom crust.
  • 2
    Put dried apricots into microwave-safe bowl. Add just enough water to cover fruit (about 2 cups).
  • 3
    Microwave for 15 minutes or until fork tender. Add sugar, cinnamon and flour. Set aside.
  • 4
    Fill bottom of pastry lined pan with apricot filling. Dot with butter.
  • 5
    Cover with second half of pastry, crimp and flute as desired.
  • 6
    Brush top of pie crust with milk and sprinkle sugar on top.
  • 7
    Bake at 400 degrees for 40-50 minutes. Cover crust edges with foil for first 15 minutes if desired, to prevent excess browning