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Cranberry-and-Dried-Fruit Compote

  • TOTAL TIME: 10 MIN Plus 3 hr chilling
  • SERVINGS: 12
  • FAST

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

  1. One 12-ounce bag fresh cranberries
  2. 3/4 cup golden raisins
  3. 1/2 cup dried cherries
  4. 1/2 cup dried black mission figs, quartered
  5. 2/3 cup sugar
  6. 1 1/4 cups water
  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.