Apple 'n' Pear Kabobs Recipe

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Apple 'n' Pear Kabobs Recipe
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Apple 'n' Pear Kabobs Recipe

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Instead of a fruit platter, serve these fun kabobs from Robin Boynton of Harbor Beach, Michigan. Drizzled with a yummy, warm butter pecan sauce, these treats will pretty up your party spread.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 5 medium apples, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 4 medium pears, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • BUTTER PECAN SAUCE:
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions

Toss apples and pears with lemon juice. Thread fruit alternately onto 12 metal or soaked wooden skewers; place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine sugars and cornstarch. Gradually stir in cream until smooth. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until slightly thickened.
Remove from the heat; stir in butter until smooth. Add pecans. Serve warm with kabobs. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Apple 'n' Pear Kabobs in Taste of Home December/January 2007, p38

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 195 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 18mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.

  • 5 medium apples, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 4 medium pears, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • BUTTER PECAN SAUCE:
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  1. Toss apples and pears with lemon juice. Thread fruit alternately onto 12 metal or soaked wooden skewers; place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine sugars and cornstarch. Gradually stir in cream until smooth. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  3. Remove from the heat; stir in butter until smooth. Add pecans. Serve warm with kabobs. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Apple 'n' Pear Kabobs in Taste of Home December/January 2007, p38

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kowgirl15 User ID: 3687548 90984
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2011

"Very Tasty..."

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nhatalsky User ID: 1457645 207946
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2010

"I thought these were a great appetizer! I made the sauce a day in advance, and it tasted even better when reheated the next day! Next time, I might use fewer apples and pears as this quantity made a LOT of kabobs. I used the leftovers to make a pear/applesauce, so they didn't go to waste. I might be making these as Thanksgiving appetizers!"

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