Recipe Type: Desserts and Sweets

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    Mango Halo Halo

    Ever hear of Halo Halo? A traditional summertime dessert in the Philippines, the name means “mix mix” in Tagalog. Perhaps invented by thrifty cooks who threw together a spoonful of this and that, this pretty, refreshing dessert contains several layers of shaved ice, condensed milk, fan, jelly, and other goodies for a dish full of contrasting textures. Our version contains Pittman & Davis Tropical Mangoes – try layering them in a tall glass for an elegant look! Note: The flan and mango jelly can both be made ahead of time and kept chilled in the fridge for a couple of…

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  • Orange Yogurt Trifles

    Satisfyingly sweet yet healthy and light, these refreshing mini trifles are a delicious combination of yogurt with fresh sweet oranges. A great dessert for when you’re expecting company – make them ahead and leave in the fridge until ready to be enjoyed! Ingredients: 2 Pittman & Davis Oranges 1 c. Greek yogurt ½ c. condensed milk 1 Pittman & Davis Orange, juiced and zested Directions: Combine yogurt, milk, zest and juice in a bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least two hours or until mixture reaches a thick and creamy consistency. Zest remaining oranges. Remove peels and pith,…

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  • Clementine Sugar Cookies

    These soft and chewy, buttery golden cookies are made using sweet Pittman & Davis Clementines, but you can use our Rio Ruby™ Red Grapefruit or Navel Oranges as well! Sparkling with sugar, these easy, citrus-y cookies are perfect for the holidays or anytime. Ingredients: 1 or 2 Pittman & Davis Clementines, juiced and zested 2¾ c. all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt 1½ c. granulated sugar + more for rolling 1 c. unsalted butter, softened 1 large egg ½ tsp. teaspoon orange extract Directions: Preheat oven to 350° Line two large baking sheets…

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  • Maple Walnut Baked Pears

    Are you a fan of warm, fall fruit dishes? These delectable baked pears make a perfect dessert! As good as baked apples any day, walnuts give this began dish crunch while fragrant cinnamon spices it up. Feel free to substitute honey for the maple syrup, and enjoy them plain or topped with yogurt or ice cream. Ingredients: 2 Pittman & Davis Lil’ Princess Pears (any variety), halved 2 tsp. cinnamon 2 tsp. maple syrup 3 Tbsp. walnuts Directions: Pre-heat oven to 350° Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Using a tablespoon, scoop seeds out of each pear half. Fill…

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  • Plum Compote

    Jazz up ordinary vanilla ice cream with this easy-to-make compote! Tasting of late summer/early fall with sweet-and-tangy ripe plums and fragrant cinnamon, this spiced compote is a great way to dress up a dinner party. Ingredients: 1 lbs. Pittman & Davis Empress Plums, chopped ¼ c. light brown sugar ¼ tsp. cinnamon Pinch fine sea salt Directions: Stir together the plums and sugar in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat slightly to maintain a low boil. Stir often and continue to cook until fruit is very soft and begins to break down. Gently smash…

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  • Healthy & Delicious Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

    There’s nothing like a hot breakfast on a chilly morning, and you’ll definitely fortify your immune system this apple-infused, cinnamon-spiced breakfast treat! Chock full of vitamin-rich apples and whole grains, this tasty oatmeal will be a hit with the whole family. Ingredients: 4 Pittman & Davis Fuji Apples, divided 1 c. steel-cut oats 4 c. water 3 Tbsp. packed brown sugar, divided ½ tsp. cinnamon ¼ tsp. salt ½ c. nonfat plain Greek yogurt Directions: Shred 2 apples using the large holes of a box grater, leaving the core behind. Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add oats and…

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  • Baked Navel Oranges

    Apples aren’t the only delicious baked fruit! If you’re a fan of classic Navel Oranges, you’ll love this healthy, low-calorie treat. Honey adds extra sweetness to balance the orange’s natural tanginess, while warm, fragrant cinnamon brings out its natural flavor. For extra decadence, add a small scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream while still warm! Ingredients: 1 Pittman & Davis Navel Orange ⅛ tsp. vanilla extract 2 tsp. honey ¼ tsp. cinnamon Directions: Preheat the oven to the broil setting. Cut orange in half and carefully run a knife around the outside of pulp to separate pulp from…

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  • Slow-Roasted Pear Chips

    Looking for a wholesome snack? These slow-roasted pears provide a gluten-free alternative to crackers when served with cheese and are super-tasty besides! An easy and delicious way to use up extra pears, these make a great portable lunch snack as well. Ingredients: Pittman & Davis Bartlett Pears Ground cinnamon (optional) Maple syrup (optional) Directions: Pre-heat oven to 225° Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Using a sharp chef’s knife, slice the unpeeled pears very thin lengthwise. Leave plain, toss with cinnamon or cinnamon sugar, or brush slices with maple syrup if desired. Bake pear slices in pre-heated oven 1½…

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  • Quick, Easy & Healthy Pear Crumble

    Fall is coming, and fall fruit peared – er, that is, paired! – with sweet cinnamon is always a fragrant treat. So simple and yummy, these warm and buttery chopped pears are delicious when served with your favorite granola as a topping for vanilla ice cream. Use any type of pear, or substitute an Orchard Fresh Apple. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 Pittman & Davis Pear (Bartlett, Comice, D’Anjou, etc.) 1 Tbsp. unsalted butter ¼ tsp. cinnamon ¼ c. granola 2 scoops vanilla ice cream Directions: In a small sauté pan, melt butter over medium heat; add chopped pears. Cook until softened…

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  • Pittman & Davis Nectarine Upside-Down Cake

    Fresh, fragrant, summer-tasting nectarines shine in this moist, delicious cake. And because nectarine skins are so thin, you don’t even have to peel them first! Serve warm with a scoop of your favorite ice cream for a delightful dessert. Ingredients: 4 Pittman & Davis Nectarines, sliced into 1½” thick wedges 2 c. all-purpose flour 1 c. sugar 1 tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. salt 1 c. buttermilk ½ c. unsalted butter, melted and divided 2 large eggs ½ c. brown sugar, packed Ingredients: Preheat oven to 350° In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. In a…

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