This recipe combines the flavors of walnuts, apples and cranberries.
- 1 1/2 pounds ripe apples; peeled, cored and quartered (optional to substitute or add pears)
- 1/2 cup dried cranberries
- 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1/2 cup honey
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 cup California walnuts, toasted and chopped
- Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly butter a 9-inch (8-cup capacity) oval gratin baking dish. Add the apples, pears, cranberries, lemon juice, honey, and vanilla; mix well.
- Bake until the fruit is tender, can be 30 minutes or up to one hour. Sprinkle with walnuts and serve hot or at room temperature.