Nutty Fruit Filling

Recipe from

Southern Living

Ingredients

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

Preparation

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.