1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup orange juice concentrate
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 can (20 oz.) pineapple chunks, drained
1 can (15 1/4 oz.) sliced pears, drained and cut into chunks
1 can (15 oz.) mandarin oranges, drained
1 package (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon orange juice concentrate
1. In a large saucepan, combine the brown sugar and cornstarch. Stir in the water, orange juice concentrate and butter. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat.
2. Add the fruit; heat through.
3. In a small mixing bowl, beat the topping ingredients until smooth.
4. Divide fruit mixture into 6 individual serving dishes. Dollop cream cheese mixture over the fruit. Serve warm.
Yield: 6 servings
Recipe from Taste of Home’s Quick Cooking Magazine and photo by Lois Linke.