Autumn Dessert Recipe

  • 1 large ripe pear or tart apple, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup water, divided
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon raisins
  • 1 teaspoon butter or margarine
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 dash ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 slices cinnamon bread, toasted
  • Ice cream or whipped cream (optional)
  1. In a saucepan, combine pear, 1/4 cup water, sugar, raisins if desired, butter, cinnamon, nutmeg. Cook over medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until fruit is tender. Combine cornstarch and remaining water until smooth; add to fruit mixture. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Serve warm over cinnamon toast. Top with ice cream or whipped cream if desired.