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Contest-Winning Hot Fruit Compote Recipe

Contest-Winning Hot Fruit Compote Recipe

“This sweet and colorful fruit compote is perfect with an egg casserole at a holiday brunch. It can bake right alongside the eggs, so everything is conveniently done at the same time,” notes Joyce Moynihan in Lakeville, Minnesota.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:20 servings


  • 2 cans (15-1/4 ounces each) sliced pears, drained
  • 1 can (29 ounces) sliced peaches, drained
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 package (20 ounces) pitted dried plums
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Pour into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Spread pie filling over fruit mixture; sprinkle with brown sugar.
  • 2. Cover and bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until bubbly. Serve warm. Yield: 20 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 193 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 16mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.

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GStaelens User ID: 1765741 224319
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2015

"Great for brunch or a dessert"

glogrizzle User ID: 2502213 170102
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2014

"I tripled this recipe for a large church function, and people were asking for the recipe-I cooked mine in a large roaster pan slowly for 3 hours- it was pure heaven-did add a large tablespoon of Mexican vanilla- people were putting it over their ice cream- a real keeper!!!!"

tlckk4 User ID: 2531797 158117
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2010

"Brought this dish to a ladies brunch and now they ask me to bring it each time we have a brunch."

chefnorene User ID: 3258860 82613
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2010

"Simple and delicious!"

HeidiLSB User ID: 1348517 168913
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2009

"My nieces and nephews love this and now I make it for every family gathering. I've done this exact recipe and also substituted different fruits I've had on hand."

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