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Spiced peach sauce

Turn canned peaches into a tasty treat. This makes a great topping for yogurt, oatmeal, French toast, and more.

Number of servings: 6
Serving Size: 1/6 of the prepared recipe


1 29-ounce can peaches, sliced, in fruit juice

3/4 teaspoon cinnamon, ground (or to taste)

Pinch of nutmeg, ground

1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries

Optional: 1 tablespoon brown sugar


Time needed: 20-25 minutes cook time

  1. Open the canned peaches and drain half of the liquid. Place the fruit with remaining liquid in a bowl.
  2. Add cinnamon, nutmeg, raisins, and sugar to the peaches and mix well.
  3. Pour the mixture into a baking dish and bake for 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees F. Alternatively, simmer in a pan on the stovetop. Peaches should be soft and coated with spices evenly. Raisins should be plump.
  4. Remove from the oven or stovetop, being cautious of the hot liquid. Let it cool slightly before serving.

Nutritional information

Calories 43
Total Fat: 0.1 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 18 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 25 g
Dietary Fiber: 1 g
Total Sugar: 22 g
Protein: 1 g

Allergens: None noted

Tips and variations

Pair with vanilla yogurt. Let the peaches cool before adding to the yogurt.

Spiced peaches can be added to plain oatmeal for a delicious and healthy breakfast.

Try this recipe as a base when making peach crisp.

Spiced peaches are great topping for French toast or waffles.


This was inspired by the's Holiday Spiced Peaches (no date).

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