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Hearty Fruit Compote

 Hearty Fruit Compote
This compote is packed with so many kinds of fruits it's almost a meal in itself!
4-6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + standing


  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 cinnamon sticks (2 inches)
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pitted dried plums
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped dried apricots
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1 medium orange, peeled, sectioned and chopped
  • 1 medium grapefruit, peeled, sectioned and chopped
  • 1 medium Granny Smith apple, peeled and chopped
  • 1 firm banana, sliced
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts


  • In a saucepan, cook and stir apple juice and cinnamon stick until
  • mixture boils. Remove from the heat; add plums and apricots.Cover
  • and let stand for 6 hours or overnight or until fruit is soft.
  • Remove cinnamon stick. Add orange peel, orange, grapefruit, apple,
  • banana, orange juice and brown sugar; mix well. Pour into serving
  • bowl. Top with walnuts. Yield: 4-6 servings.