*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
                          Winter Fruit Compote Jam
 Recipe By     : Key Gourmet CD Rom
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Jams & Jellies
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/2  cup           dried apricots -- pitted
      1/2  cup           dried prunes -- pitted
    2                    tart apples -- unpeeled, diced
    1      large         pear -- unpeeled, diced
    2                    plums -- unpeeled, diced
    1                    banana -- peeled & diced
      1/4  cup           white raisins
      1/4  cup           Jim Beam or other good bourbon
      1/4  cup           chopped dates
      1/2  cup           coarsely chopped walnuts
    6      tablespoons   brown sugar
    1      teaspoon      cinnamon
                         Grated zest of 1 lemon
    1                    lime -- Juice of
    2      tablespoons   butter or margarine
 Place apricots and prunes with water to cover in saucepan; simmer for 5 minutes
  and let cool in the liquid.  Mix apples, pear, plums and banana. Dice cooled a
 pricots and prunes, reserving liquid.  Mix dates, raisins and nuts with sugar a
 nd cinnamon, then stir into rest of fruit.  Divide fruit in half and put in thr
 ee quart casserole.  Dot with 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, sprinkle with l
 emon zest and 1/2 lime juice.  Add remaining fruit, dot with remaining butter o
 r margarine; add last of lime juice and lemon zest.  Pour over 1/4 cup reserved
  fruit liquid and 1/4 cup Jim Beam or other bourbon.  Bake at 325 degrees for a
 pproximately 1 hour or until fruit is very soft.  Stir one time during baking. 
  Serve lukewarm with whipped cream or ice cream if you believe in gilding the l
 ily.  Serves 6.
   rtening and eggs and add vanilla.  Sift together the dry ingredients and hand
  mix with the creamed mixture.  This will make a stiff dough.  Roll on floured 
 board to about 1/4 thick.  Place cut out cookies on greased cookie sheet.  Spr
 inkle with sugar.  Bake at 375 degrees until lightly brown.  Makes 6 dozen.
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