1 c Golden brown sugar; (packed)
2 lg Eggs
1 ts Vanilla extract
1/4 c Whipping cream
3 tb Unsalted butter; melted
3/4 ts Ground cinnamon
1/4 ts Salt
1 1/2 c Coarsely chopped walnuts
1 1/2 c Dried apricots; (about 8
; cut into 1/2-inch
1 c Dried cranberries
1 Flaky Pie Crust
Additional dried apricots;
; and walnuts (for
Position rack in center of oven and preheat to 375F. Whisk brown
sugar, eggs and vanilla extract in large bowl to blend. Whisk in
cream, melted butter, cinnamon and salt. Stir in chopped walnuts,
apricot pieces and 1 cup cranberries.
Transfer filling to prepared crust. Bake until filling is set and
crust is golden, tenting pie with foil if crust browns too quickly,
about 1 hour. Transfer pie to rack; cool pie completely. (Can be
prepared 1 day ahead. Cover pie and store at room temperature.)
Garnish pie with additional dried apricots, cranberries and walnuts.
Serve pie at room temperature.
Makes 8 servings.