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Pineapple-Fig Tarts

No recipe image available.Golden, crisp phyllo tarts with a festive orange-scented pineapple and fig filling.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 ounces figs, chopped
1 (8.25-ounce) can crushed pineapple chunks, undrained
1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
4 ounces phyllo dough
3 tablespoons butter, melted
2 teaspoons granulated sugar

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a saucepan, combine finely chopped figs, crushed pineapple chunks (undrained), water, and grated orange peel. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes, or until thick.
  3. Divide large sheets of phyllo dough; placing on a wax paper lined cutting board. Brush each evenly with melted butter and sprinkle with sugar. Cut into 3-inch squares.
  4. In a well-greased muffin tin, stagger sliced phyllo dough per muffin tin, completely covering the bottom and sides.
  5. Evenly divide and spoon about 1 teaspoon of the fruit filling in each cup.
  6. Bake for 12 to15 minutes, or until golden brown.
  7. Cool before removing from the pan.

Makes 6 miniature tarts.