Fruit Desserts

Melt butter in a large skillet over low heat. Add pears; cook over low heat until tender when pierced with a fork (8-10 min.), turning to brown both sides; let stand, covered, 5 min. to soften....

Easy
Serves 4

In small saucepan, combine 1 cup water and sugar; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Place pears in shallow ovenproof dish; cover with sugar water. Bake, covered, in a preheated 350° oven (20-...

Easy
Serves 4

Combine water and sugar in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Add cranberries, honey and juice; return to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until cranberries pop and soften, mixture coats the back...

Easy
Makes 1 cup

Place raspberries, 1/2 cup sugar and water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, lower the heat, and simmer for 4 min. Pour cooked raspberries, jam and 1 tbsp. Grand Marnier into the bowl of a...

Moderate
Serves 6

Butter 13x9" glass baking dish. Tear bread into pieces; spread evenly in buttered baking dish. Sprinkle pecans and raspberries over bread. In small saucepan, melt butter and 1/4 cup brown sugar...

Moderate
Serves 8-12

In a small mixing bowl, stir together pretzels, pecans and sugar; stir in butter. Pour in an even layer on rimmed baking sheet; bake in a preheated 325° oven until lightly browned (8-10 min.). Set...

Moderate
Serves 16

In a medium bowl, blend flour, powdered sugar and butter; pat into 13x9" metal baking pan. Bake in a preheated 350° oven 15 min. In a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients; carefully pour onto...

Easy
Serves 12

In medium bowl, combine orange juice, lime juice and sugar; add rhubarb and let stand, stirring occasionally (10 min.). Meanwhile, cut pastry in half lengthwise, then roll out each piece into an...

Easy
Serves 8

Using a stand mixer with paddle attachment, cream together 12 tbsp. butter and powdered sugar until light and fluffy; mix in 1/2 tsp. salt, vanilla, zest and rosemary. Slowly incorporate 1 ¾ cups...

Moderate
Makes 24

In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, combine water, honey, sugar and rum. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly until sugar melts and syrup thickens slightly (about 3 min.). Place pineapple...

Easy
Serves 6

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