How to Make It
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.
Preheat oven to 350°. Bake fruit, covered, 45 to 50 minutes or until thoroughly heated and fruit is soft.
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.
Port-Baked Winter Fruit: Substitute port for sherry. Proceed with recipe as directed.
Simple Baked Winter Fruit: Substitute 1 (12-oz.) can thawed apple juice concentrate and 1 cup water for apple cider and sherry. Proceed with recipe as directed.
Tropical Plum Sherry-Baked Winter Fruit: Substitute 1 (10-oz.) package dried pitted plums, 1 (6-oz.) package dried pineapple, and 1 (5-oz.) package dried mango, chopped, for figlets, apricots, and apples. Proceed with recipe as directed.