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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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

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

Nutritional Facts

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

Directions

  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
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2011

"Very Tasty..."

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nhatalsky
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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