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Dried Fruit Compote

  • 10 m
  • 50 m
EatingWell Test Kitchen
“This hearty dessert is the perfect sweet ending to a Hanukkah meal. Try serving it with plain yogurt, sweetened sour cream or ricotta cheese.”

Ingredients

    • 2 cups water
    • ½ cup sugar
    • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
    • ¼ teaspoon salt
    • 4 ounces dried apricots, ( ¾ cup)
    • 4 ounces pitted prunes, ( ¾ cup)
    • 4 ounces dried pear halves, cut in half ( ¾ cup)

Directions

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