Cranberries only need to be cooked for a few minutes before they burst and form a cranberry sauce. Slideshow: Delicious, Quick Side Dishes Plus: Ultimate Thanksgiving Guide 

Melissa Rubel Jacobson
November 2009

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Recipe Summary

total:
10 mins
Yield:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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Make Ahead

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

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