A simple but nourishing dessert on its own, as well as a great topping for oatmeals or other hot cereals.
Prep time: 5m | Cook time: 15m | Total time: 20m | Serves 6
2 large green apples, peeled and diced into 3/4” pieces
2 pears, peeled and diced into 3/4” pieces
1/3 c. dried prunes
1/8 c. golden raisins
Half a vanilla bean pod
Place all ingredients in a saucepan, and add 1/2 c. of water. Bring water to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce heat to a gentle simmer, cover the pot, and let fruit cook 15-20 minutes, until soft but not mushy. Serve as a dessert, or use as a topping for oatmeal or other warm breakfast cereals.