There is a category of people in this world who endlessly fascinate me: those who forgo the cookies, cakes, and ice creams in favor of “just fruit” for dessert. And they seem so satisfied! Every time, with their virtuous dessert choices, so thoroughly content! I don’t really get it. But I have to say, when I came up with this fruit crisp, bursting with exotic spice, I might have begun to take steps toward understanding that kind of lifestyle.
Granted, there’s not just fruit here—there is a crisp, granola-like topping going on as well— but with a filling that’s entirely fruit-driven and sweetened only with apple juice … well, perhaps even I can eventually get down with that whole wacky fruit-for-dessert thing.
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