This hearty dessert is the perfect sweet ending to a Hanukkah meal. Try serving it with plain yogurt, sweetened sour cream or ricotta cheese. Source: EatingWell Magazine, December 2006

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  • 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; 0.1 g total fat; 103 mg sodium. 486 mg potassium; 53.8 g carbohydrates; 4.4 g fiber; 43 g sugar; 1.3 g protein; 1088 IU vitamin a iu; 3 mg vitamin c; 21 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 7 mg magnesium;