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Holiday Hot Fruit Compote Recipe

"I threw this warm fruit dish together one Thanksgiving when I needed an additional side dish," Lisa Sharman says of her tangy combination of fresh apples and canned fruit. "It was such a hit that I'm still asked to bring it to family gatherings," she writes from Helena, Alabama.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 2 medium tart apples, peeled and cubed
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) reduced-sugar sliced pears, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) sliced peaches in juice, drained
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves


  • 1. In a 2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray, combine the apples, pineapple, pears and peaches. In a small bowl, combine the cranberry sauce, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger and cloves. Stir into fruit mixture. Cover and bake at 350° for 45-55 minutes or until bubbly. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 131 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 15 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit.