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Mary's Baked Fruit

 Mary's Baked Fruit
My family first sampled baked fruit years ago while dining out. They liked it so much I decided to create my own version. The result was this attractive and tasty dish.
12-16 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (16 ounces) apricot halves, drained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) pear halves, drained
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) plums, drained and halved
  • 1 can (29 ounces) peach halves, drained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple slices, undrained
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Directions

  • In a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan, starting at the 9-in. end,
  • arrange rows of fruit in the following order: half of the apricots,
  • pears and plums, all of the peaches, then remaining apricots, pears
  • and plums.
  • Drain pineapple, reserving 1/2 cup of juice. Lay pineapple over fruit
  • in pan. In a saucepan, combine the pineapple juice, brown sugar,
  • butter, cinnamon and cloves. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved
  • and butter is melted. Pour over fruit.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until heated
  • through. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 145 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 17 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.