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Nutty Fruit Filling

Yield 3 1/2 cups


  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 cup chopped sweetened dried cranberries or dried cherries
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup diced red or green candied cherries
  • 1/3 cup orange juice

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat. Whisk in egg yolks and sugar; cook, whisking constantly, 11 minutes or until mixture thickens. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cool.