Fruit cup

This is a great recipe for any season.  It is versatile with many fruits. Here, I’ve used mostly pears, apples and cherries.

Cooking Preparation Time: 30 Minutes                          
Cooking Assembly Time: 10 Minutes        
Serves: 12
Recipe Type: Vegan


6    Peeled & Sliced Fresh Pears or Apples
1/2 Cup Pitted Fresh or Dried Cherries
1    TBsp Lemon Juice
2    Tsp Vanilla Extract
1/2 Cup Packed Brown Sugar
1    TBsp Cornstarch
1/2 Tsp Ground Cinnamon


 1/3 Cup Toasted Chopped Pecans
 1/2 Tsp Ground Cinnamon
 1/4 Tsp Ground Nutmeg
 1/4 Cup Butter
 3/4 Cup Old Fashioned Oats
 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
 1/3 Cup Flour

How to Prepare:

  1. Combine apples or pears, cherries and lemon juice in a mixing bowl. 
  2. Set aside so it won’t go black.
  3. In a different bowl, combine vanilla, brown sugar, cornstarch and cinnamon.
  4. Gently mix pears or apples with the cornstarch mixture. 
  5. Let it sit for an hour or two.
  6. Refrigerate.
  7. For the Topping, combine oats, brown sugar, flour, pecans, cinnamon and nutmeg in a bowl. 
  8. Add butter.
  9. Mix it well and set aside.
  10. After refrigeration, place apple or pear mixture in a small 9 inch baking dish.
  11. Garnish with oat topping mixture.
  12. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes. 
  13. When it starts to bubble or turn golden brown, it is ready to eat.
I enjoy my fruits with dash of sweetness, warm and healthy.  Vanilla ice cream is best with the warm fruit.  Oberweis Vanilla Ice Cream is my favorite.
Fruit cup
Nutrition Facts based on original recipe.
Substitutions will cause values to change.