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Spiced Fruit Recipe

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This recipe for Spiced Fruit, by , is from Garris Chapel United Methodist Church , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Kaye Thompson
Added: Wednesday, August 5, 2009


3 Bartlett Pears, peeled, cored and sliced
3 apples, peeled, cored and sliced
1 can mandarin oranges, drained
2 Tbsp. cornstarch
tsp. cinnamon
tsp. ginger
1/8 tsp. cloves
1 cup apple juice
1 cup cranberries, rinsed and coarsely chopped
cup firmly packed light brown sugar

Heat oven to 375. Place fruit in a 2 quart shallow baking dish and toss to mix.

Stir together brown sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, ginger and cloves. Stir in apple juice. Pour over fruit; bake 30-35 minutes until fruit is tender. Let cool at least 5 to 10 minutes before serving. Serve warn or at room temperature. Garnish with lemon or orange rind, slivered, if desired.




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