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Christmas Compote

Prep time 12 mins
Cook time 4 hrs
Yield 4 cups
Serve this orange-kissed, sweet-tart dessert topping warm or cold over ice cream or toasted pound cake.


  • 6 large Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 cup turbinado sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/4 cup cranberry-apple juice drink
  • 1/4 cup port
  • 2 tablespoons Cointreau or other orange liqueur

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a 5-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW 4 hours or until apples are tender. Cool. Serve warm or chilled.

Christmas With Southern Living 2006