Cranberry-and-Dried-Fruit Compote

Cranberries only need to be cooked for a few minutes before they burst and form a cranberry sauce.

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  • Servings: 12
  • Time(Other): Plus 3 hr chilling

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  • One 12-ounce bag fresh cranberries
  • 3/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup dried black mission figs, quartered
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups water

How to make this recipe

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the cranberries with the raisins, cherries, figs, sugar and water. Bring to a boil and cook over moderately high heat until the cranberries burst, about 6 minutes. Scrape into a bowl and refrigerate until chilled, about 3 hours.

Make Ahead

The compote can be refrigerated for up to 2 weeks. Serve chilled or warmed.

Contributed By Published November 2009

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