In this recipe you are going to try the pie in a different way also on the grill, you will notice how grilling food and especially sweets affect the flavor and release it even in a stronger way. This recipe is very light and delicious as a small sweet treat with your afternoon coffee. Let us try it together, in simple and easy steps.
Grilled Figgy Pies
In this recipe you will see how the charcoal touch affect the sweet taste in a delightful way
- 2 Sheets of refrigerated pie crust
- 12 Dried Figs
- 1/2 Cup Chopped Walnuts
- 1/4 Cup Maple Syrup
- 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp Ground Nutmeg
- 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
- 2/3 Cup Mascarpone Cheese
- 1 Large Egg
- 1 tbsp Water
Warm the pie crust at room temperature
In a saucepan, combine the figs with warm water and cook them 15-20 minutes
Drain the figs and cut them, set them aside
In the same saucepan, combine nutmeg, walnuts, cinnamon and maple syrup.Cook them 5 minutes
Spread nuts on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper ; freeze for about 10 minutes.
Using a round cutter, cut 12 circles of pie crust
Stir vanilla and remaining maple syrup with mascarpone cheese. Spread 1 tablespoon of mascarpone mixture over half of each circle. Then, layer with 2 teaspoons maple walnuts and 4 fig pieces.
Prepare egg and water to moisten the edge of the crust
Fold the edges of the crust and press the edges with a fork to seal them
Grill the pies 5-7 minutes per side