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Golden Apple Filling

Yield 4 cups


  • 1 cup diced dried apricots
  • 1 cup diced dates
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 3 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 (20-ounce) can sliced apples, drained

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a 2-cup glass measure; let stand at room temperature 1 hour.

  2. Combine sugar and flour in a medium bowl, stirring well. Add fruit mixture and apples to flour mixture, stirring until blended.

Christmas with Southern Living 1999