Amaretto-Hot Fruit Compote

Oxmoor House
12 servings


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1 (17-ounce) can apricot halves
1 (16 1/2-ounce) can pitted dark sweet cherries
1 (16-ounce) can peach halves
1 (16-ounce) can pear halves
1 (15 1/4-ounce) can pineapple chunks
12 soft coconut macaroons, crumbled
1 (2 1/4-ounce) package sliced almonds, toasted and divided
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/3 cup amaretto or other almond-flavored liqueur


Drain fruit, reserving syrup for another use.

Combine fruit in a large bowl. Place half of fruit mixture in an 11" x 7" x 1 1/2" baking dish; sprinkle with half of crumbled macaroons. Sprinkle 3 tablespoons almonds over macaroons and dot with 2 tablespoons butter. Repeat procedure using remaining fruit mixture, remaining macaroons, 3 tablespoons almonds, and remaining butter. Drizzle amaretto evenly over fruit mixture.

Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until bubbly. Sprinkle with remaining almonds before serving.

Created date

October 2003