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Spiced Fruit Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 can pineapples chunks
2 cans pears
small jar maraschino cherries
1/3 C butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon*

*(OR substitute 2 tsp curry powder for curried fruit)

Directions:
Directions:
Day before: Drain fruit and cut into bite-size pieces. Dry fruit on paper towels, then arrange in 1.5 qt. casserole. in small saucepan melt butter. Add brown sugar and curry powder. Pour over fruit. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour. Let cool and refrigerate overnight. When ready to serve, reheat in 350 degree oven for 30 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hrs
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Adapted from A Cook's Tour (Junior League of Shreveport)

 

 

 

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