Fruit Dessert Sauce

3 peeled and sliced Granny Smith apples
3 peeled and sliced Bartlett pears
1 tbsp of lemon juice
1/2 cup of packed brown sugar
1/2 cup of maple syrup
1/4 cup of melted butter
1/2 cup of chopped pecans
1/4 cup of raisins
2 cinnamon sticks
1 tbsp of ice cold water
1 tbsp of cornstarch
Pound cake or ice cream...your choice!


In your crock pot, toss apples and pears with lemon juice. Pour brown sugar, maple syrup and butter over fruit. Stir in the pecans, the raisins and the cinnamon sticks. Cook on LOW for 3-4 hours.

Combine cornstarch and water in a small bowl until smooth. Pour slowly into your crock pot. Cook on HIGH for 30-40 minutes. Discard cinnamon sticks and serve over pound cake or ice cream.