Fig Peach Tarts

My husband loves figs and these bites of sweetness are easy to make.

Ingredients

  • 4 sheets fillo dough, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3⁄4 cup dried figs, quartered
  • 1⁄2 cup water, plus 1 tablespoon, divided
  • 1⁄4 cup raisins
  • 1⁄4 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3 medium peaches, peeled, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • ground cinnamon
  • Cool Whip Original Whipped Topping, for serving

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Lightly brush one sheet of phyllo dough with melted butter. Lay another phyllo sheet on top; lightly brush with melted butter. Cut phyllo in half lengthwise and stack atop each other to make four layers. Slice lengthwise again, and cut each length of phyllo into 6 pieces, each about 4 inches square. Press stacks into muffin cups. Bake for 12 minutes, or until golden. Gently remove from muffin cups and allow to cool.
  • In a saucepan combine figs, 1/2 cup water, raisins, orange juice, sugar, and lemon juice. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Stir in peaches. Cook, about 5 minutes more or until peaches are tender, stirring occasionally.
  • In a cup or small bowl, combine 1 T. water and cornstarch. Stir into filling. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. To serve, spoon warm filling into phyllo shells. Top with a dollop of Cool Whip. Sprinkle lightly with cinnamon.