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Sturdy apples are flavored with cinnamon and vanilla in this slow-cooker apple compote. Top with low-fat vanilla ice cream and a sprinkling of toasted walnuts for dessert.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2008


Recipe Summary

2 hrs 15 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Peel the apples and slice 1/4 inch thick. (You should have about 9 cups.) Place the apples in a 4-quart or larger slow cooker. Add sugar and cinnamon to taste, and toss to coat well. Cover and cook until the apples are very tender and almost translucent, but not pureed, 2 to 2 1/2 hours on high or 4 to 4 1/2 hours on low. Stir in vanilla. Transfer to a bowl and let cool slightly. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.



Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 days.

For easy cleanup, try a slow-cooker liner. These heat-resistant, disposable liners fit neatly inside the insert and help prevent food from sticking to the bottom and sides of your slow cooker.

Nutrition Facts

about 1/2 cup
108 calories; protein 0.5g; carbohydrates 28.1g; dietary fiber 2.3g; sugars 23.5g; fat 0.2g; vitamin a iu 64.9IU; vitamin c 6.8mg; calcium 9.4mg; iron 0.1mg; magnesium 6.9mg; potassium 154.3mg; sodium 0.1mg; added sugar 6g.

1 1/2 fruit