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Dried Fruit Compote
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.”
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)
1Stir 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.
2Uncover 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.