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Apple Or Pear Butter
Recipe Courtesy North Dakota Wheat Commission

4 medium apples or pears (or a combination of the two)
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Peel and core the apples or pears. Chop the fruit
and put into a microwaveable bowl. Stir in the cinnamon
and nutmeg. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and then
microwave the fruit on high for 12 minutes. Mash the
fruit thoroughly with a potato masher and then microwave it on
high, uncovered, for 12 to 14 minutes more, until it is
thick enough to spread on bread or toast. Serve the
butter warm, at room temperature, or chilled. Makes about 2


Nutritional Information
Each tablespoon provides 11 calories, 0.05g protein, 3g carbohydrates, 0g fat.