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Apple-pear Sauce
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This slow cooker recipe uses a delicious combination of maple syrup, spices and cinnamon.
  • CourseBreakfast, Dessert, Side dish
  • CuisineGluten-free, Holiday, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings Prep Time
6 20 minutes
Cook Time
6 hours
Servings Prep Time
6 20 minutes
Cook Time
6 hours
  • 4 apples peeled, cored & quartered
  • 4 pears peeled, cored & quartered
  • 3/4 tsp. lemon juice
  • 4 tsp. maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  1. Combine all ingredients in a slow cooker. Heat on low for approximately 6 hours. Slow cooker times may vary.
  2. Once finished, remove cinnamon stick from slow cooker. Use an immersion blender to puree some of the fruit and then stir. You can also cool the mixture and puree in a blender or food processor for a thinner sauce.
  3. This recipe is delicious over plain Greek yogurt, oatmeal or enjoyed on its own.
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