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Winter Fruit Compote

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1-1/4 hours


2-1/2 cups

Updated: Nov. 01, 2022
You can make this colorful and easy fruit relish up to a week in advance. It’s an outstanding accompaniment to turkey, chicken or pork throughout the holiday season. —Esther Chesney, Carthage, Missouri
Winter Fruit Compote Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted


  1. In a 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker, combine cranberries, brown sugar, orange juice concentrate and vinegar. Cook, covered, on low for 1-1/4 to 1-3/4 hours, until cranberries pop and mixture is thickened.
  2. Turn off heat; stir in apricots, raisins and walnuts. Refrigerate leftovers.

Test Kitchen tips
  • Serve over waffles, pancakes or French toast and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  • Nutrition Facts

    1/4 cup: 161 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 12mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

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