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A  TRIO OF FRUIT GRATINS

 

 

* MACAROON GRATIN *

Ingredients:

Butter

1-2 slightly dry macaroon cookies

½ fresh pineapple, peeled, cored and cut into bite-sized pieces

 

Directions:

Same oven temperature and directions as above.  Crumble the cookies over the pineapple slices and bake.

 

 

* GINGERSNAP GRATIN *

Ingredients:

Butter

2 Bartlett pears, peeled, quartered, cored and sliced

10 gingersnaps

1 tablespoon butter

 

Directions:

Prepare oven, dish, and fruit as indicated in preceding variations.  Coarsely crush the gingersnaps so that some small pieces remain.  Work in the butter, scatter over the fruit and bake.

 

 

* GRANOLA GRATIN *

Ingredients:

Butter

2 tart apples, unpeeled, quartered, cored and sliced

1/2 cup low-fat granola

1 tablespoon unbleached flour

1 tablespoon cold butter

 

Directions:

Proceed as directed above with pears.  Combine the granola and flour.  Pulse in the butter in a processor or lightly with fingertips.  Scatter crumbly topping over the pears and bake.