Busy families everywhere know how hard it is to get some quality time in nowadays—that’s why it’s important (and tasty!) to celebrate Bake for Family Fun Month. If February is dragging and you’re searching for family-friendly dreary day activities, add some sunshine to your kitchen with a refreshing (and healthy) baking project.
Time-savvy moms can bake brownies from the box or cookies from a tube, but what about a healthier option like fruit crisp? Keep it cheap, healthy and delicious — and you can even let your kids pitch in to help.
DID YOU KNOW?:
- Peaches are a good source of vitamins A, B, and C. That’s good for your eyes, energy, and skin!
- Pears cause the fewest allergic reactions of all fruits
- Very Cherry is the most popular flavor of Jelly Belly Jelly Beans
Very Cherry Mixed Fruit Crisp
Recipe source: Del Monte
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
- 2 cans (15 oz. each) Del Monte® Very Cherry Mixed Fruit, No Sugar Added, drained
- 1/2 cup flour
- 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 1/3 cup old-fashioned oats
- 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
- Low-fat frozen yogurt or ice cream
Place fruit in 8×8-inch baking dish or pie plate. Combine flour, sugar, oats, walnuts and cinnamon. Mix in butter until crumbly; sprinkle evenly over fruit. Bake at 425°F, 15 to 20 minutes or until topping is golden. Serve with low-fat frozen yogurt or ice cream, if desired.
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