By Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina
Once the chopping is done, this dessert pulls together in just a few minutes. Crunchy and naturally sweet, it will satisfy your cravings for a treat. If you like, top each serving with a dollop of Cashew-Pear Cream.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Put the apples, dates, lemon juice, and cinnamon in an 8-inch (20-cm) square baking dish. Stir to combine, then press down the apples to flatten them evenly into the pan.
Put the water, Date Paste, almond butter, and va