Home-For-Christmas Fruit Bake Recipe
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Home-For-Christmas Fruit Bake Recipe

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Pop this special dish in the oven and mouths will water in anticipation— the cinnamony aroma is tantalizing! The fruit comes out tender and slightly tart while the pecan halves add a delightful crunch.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:12-14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES: 12-14 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium apple, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks
  • 1 can (29 ounces) peach halves, drained
  • 1 can (29 ounces) pear halves, drained
  • 1 jar (6 ounces) maraschino cherries, drained
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2/3 cup) equals 185 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 17 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. Toss apple slices with lemon juice. Arrange in a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. Drain pineapple, reserving 1/4 cup juice. Combine pineapple, peaches and pears; spoon over apples. Top with cherries and pecans; set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine brown sugar, butter, cinnamon and reserved pineapple juice. Cook and stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved and butter is melted. Pour over fruit. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 45 minutes or until apples are tender. Serve warm. Yield: 12-14 servings.
Originally published as Home-For-Christmas Fruit Bake in Country Woman Christmas Annual 1999, p13

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2/3 cup) equals 185 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 17 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 27, 2013

"This is wonderful! I made this for a church brunch and everyone loved it."

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Reviewed Jan. 3, 2012

"This was wonderful! It is one of those dishes that absolutely warms your soul. This was the perfect addition to our dinner on this cold, snowy night! Yummy!"

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Reviewed Oct. 13, 2011

"Took this to a potluck and received rave reviews. Only change I would make would be to add a little corn starch to the syrup to make it a little thicker."

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Reviewed Dec. 19, 2010

"I make this every year for Christmas. My family loves it!"

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Reviewed Dec. 23, 2009

"Excellent, only next time I'm using pineapple tidbits and cutting up the fruit to make it easily to eat."

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