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

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, December 2006


Recipe Summary

50 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • Uncover and continue simmering slowly until thickened, about 10 minutes. Let cool completely before serving. Serve at room temperature or chilled.


Make Ahead Tip: Store, covered, in a plastic or glass container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

215 calories; protein 1.3g 3% DV; carbohydrates 53.8g 17% DV; dietary fiber 4.4g 18% DV; sugars 43.2g; fat 0.1g; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 1088.1IU 22% DV; vitamin c 3mg 5% DV; folatemcg; calcium 21.2mg 2% DV; iron 1.3mg 7% DV; magnesium 7.4mg 3% DV; potassium 486.4mg 14% DV; sodium 103.2mg 4% DV; thiaminmg.