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Warm Fruit Compote with Cream Cheese Topping Recipe
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Warm Fruit Compote with Cream Cheese Topping Recipe

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"This sunny-colored medley smells so good while it cooks," says Page Alexander of Baldwin City, Kansas. "The cream cheese topping adds a touch of elegance to individual servings of the not-too-sweet fruit."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) sliced pears, drained and halved
  • 1 can (15 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon thawed orange juice concentrate

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 263 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 94 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the brown sugar and cornstarch. Stir in the water and orange juice concentrate until smooth. Add butter. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat. Add the fruit; heat through.
  2. In a small bowl, beat the topping ingredients until smooth. Serve with fruit. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Warm Fruit Compote in Quick Cooking September/October 2002, p8

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Dec. 28, 2010

"Easy to make and VERY good!!!"

Reviewed Dec. 11, 2010

"This is some rich, yummy goodness, right here!"

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