1 1/2 cups Sunsweet Prune Juice

1/3 cup honey

2 tablespoons cornstarch dissolved in 2 tablespoons water

1 tablespoon butter

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

5 medium Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1/2-inch chunks

3/4 cup quartered Sunsweet Pitted Prunes

1 cup flour

1/4 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 cup butter, softened

Vanilla ice cream, optional


Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 55 minutes

1. Bring prune juice to a boil in a medium saucepan; cook over medium-high heat for 20 minutes or until reduced and thickened.

2. Stir in honey, cornstarch mixture, butter, cinnamon and cloves.

3. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until very thick; set aside.

4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

5. Stir apples and prunes into sauce mixture and transfer to a 2-quart baking dish.

6. Combine flour, sugar and baking powder in a medium bowl. Mix in butter with your fingers until incorporated; sprinkle over apple-prune mixture.

7. Bake for 30 minutes.

Serve warm with ice cream, if desired.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.