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Spiced Fruit Bowl

 Spiced Fruit Bowl
Juicy grapes and handy canned peaches and pears are spiced just right in this delicious dish. Allspice, cinnamon and cloves give the fruit a punch of flavor. It's an easy and wonderful way to add fruit to your morning meal.
10-12 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + cooling Cook: 10 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (29 ounces each) sliced peaches
  • 1 can (29 ounces) pear halves
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cinnamon sticks (3 inches), broken
  • 3/4 teaspoon whole allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 1 pound seedless red grapes, halved

Directions

  • Drain juice from peaches and pears into a saucepan; set fruit aside.
  • Add vinegar and salt to juices. Place cinnamon, allspice and cloves
  • on a double thickness of cheesecloth; bring up corners of cloth and
  • tid with string to form a bag. Place in the saucepan. Bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from the
  • heat; cool for 15 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, combine the peaches, pears and grapes. Add juices
  • and spice bag. Cover and refrigerate for 12 hours or up to 3 days,
  • stirring occasionally. Discard spice bag before serving. Yield:
  • 10-12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 133 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 59 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, trace protein.