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Cranberry Pear Compote

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"'While simmering apples in brown sugar and cinnamon, I decided to add a ripe pear and a few cranberries to the mix,' says Linda James of Greenfield, Wisconsin. 'The result was a thick, tangy-sweet sauce that's terrific over frozen yogurt.'"
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Ingredients

20 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. In a small saucepan, combine all of the ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until the berries pop and sauce thickens, about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve warmed or chilled. Store in the refrigerator.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (1/4 cup) equals 85 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit.

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Amazing! very simple, very good. Awesome way to get rid of over-ripe apples/pears.

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I followed this recipe exactly and I only thought it was ok. It was good, because you never can go wrong with brown sugar and fruit, but there was no wow factor. Ate it with vanilla frozen yogur...

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Amazing! very simple, very good. Awesome way to get rid of over-ripe apples/pears.

This was a very tasty way to use up some fruit. This recipe couldn't be simpler to throw together. I served this compote with Maple Pork Slices from Allrecipes. Delicious!

This was easy to make and great tasting. I use it with plain yoghurt, but I can easily eat it as is because it was that nice.

I followed this recipe exactly and I only thought it was ok. It was good, because you never can go wrong with brown sugar and fruit, but there was no wow factor. Ate it with vanilla frozen yogur...

Great recipe. After I enjoyed the original recipe I doctored it: I added 1/4 cup red wine, a pinch of ground ginger and some orange zest.

I made this as an accompaniment for our turkey on Thanksgiving. It was a wild success. Great alternative to cranberrie sauce (which I also had made). Versatile recipe too - is great over ice c...

Simple and tasty. I added some dried cranberries but won't next time, as it added too much sugar for my taste. Yum!