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Port-Baked Winter Fruit

Prep time 15 mins
Chill time 12 hrs
Bake time 50 mins
Yield Makes 6 to 8 servings
You can find apple cider either with shelf-stable or refrigerated juices. It doesn't matter which one you choose, so select the best value.

Ingredients

  • 1 (10-oz.) package dried Mission figlets, trimmed and halved
  • 1 (7-oz.) package dried apricots
  • 1 (5-oz.) package dried apples
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 2/3 cup port
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 2 navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
  • Brown Sugar-Lemon Sour Cream (optional)
  • Garnish: orange slices

How to Make It

  1. Place first 8 ingredients in an 11- x 7-inch baking dish; gently toss to combine. Cover with aluminum foil, and chill 12 to 24 hours.

  2. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake fruit, covered, 45 to 50 minutes or until thoroughly heated and fruit is soft.

  3. Let stand, covered, 15 minutes. Remove and discard cinnamon stick. Serve with a slotted spoon and, if desired, Brown Sugar-Lemon Sour Cream. Garnish, if desired.