Pear-Apple Sauce with Cherries

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 7 hr 45 min
  • Servings 15

Ingredients

Ingredients

6
medium apples, peeled and chopped
6
medium pears, peeled and chopped
3/4
cup sugar
1/2
cup apple juice
3
teaspoons grated orange peel
1/4
teaspoon ground allspice
1
package (5 ounces) sweetened dried cherries (1 cup)

Directions

  • 1 Mix apples, pears, sugar, apple juice, 2 teaspoons of the orange peel and the allspice in 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low heat setting 7 to 8 hours or until fruit is tender.
  • 3 Mash fruit with potato masher. Stir in remaining 1 teaspoon orange peel and the cherries. Cook uncovered on high heat setting 15 to 30 minutes or until desired consistency. Cool slightly. Serve warm or cool.

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Tips

Expert Tips

After 7 hours in the slow cooker, the apples and the pears become quite tender and form a chunky-style sauce, even without mashing.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
0mg
0%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
2 Fruit;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.