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Dried Fruit Compote


From EatingWell:  December 2006

This hearty dessert is the perfect sweet ending to a Hanukkah meal. Try serving it with plain yogurt, sweetened sour cream or ricotta cheese.

6 servings, 1/2 cup each | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 50 minutes



  1. Stir water, sugar, cinnamon, cloves and salt in a large saucepan over medium-high heat until the sugar dissolves. Add apricots, prunes and pears and bring to a simmer. Cover, reduce heat and simmer slowly for 30 minutes.
  2. Uncover and continue simmering slowly until thickened, about 10 minutes. Let cool completely before serving. Serve at room temperature or chilled.


Per serving : 214 Calories; 0 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 0 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 54 g Carbohydrates; 1 g Protein; 4 g Fiber; 102 mg Sodium; 486 mg Potassium

3 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 2 1/2 fruit, 1 other carbohydrate

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