Apple-Cranberry Compote

Apple-Cranberry Compote Recipe
Look for cranberry-orange sauce near the applesauce in the canned fruit aisle of your supermarket. If you can't find it, 1 (16-ounce) can whole-berry cranberry sauce will also work.


Makes 16 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Nutritional Information

Calories 86
Caloriesfromfat 14 %
Fat 1.3 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.3 g
Carbohydrate 20 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 44 mg
Calcium 3.5 mg


1 (12-ounce) container whole cranberry-orange sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and quartered
Vegetable cooking spray
1/4 cup chopped pecans
Garnishes: orange rind strips, fresh rosemary sprigs


Bring cranberry-orange sauce and next 4 ingredients to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.

Arrange apple quarters in a round baking dish coated with cooking spray; pour cranberry mixture over apples.

Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until apples are tender. Sprinkle evenly with chopped pecans. Bake 5 more minutes. Garnish, if desired.


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Rena Marshall, Rex, Georgia,

Southern Living

November 2004
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