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Apple 'n' Pear Kabobs Recipe

Apple 'n' Pear Kabobs Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

Nutritional Facts

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