Dried Fruit Compote

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2 cups water
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 ounces dried apricots (3/4 cup)
4 ounces pitted prunes (3/4 cup)
4 ounces dried pear halves, cut in half (3/4 cup)




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.


Active Time:  10 Minutes
Total Time:  50 Minutes
Yield:  6 Servings

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