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This simple compote of pears, apples, and cranberries smells wonderful while it bakes. The applesauce adds body to the syrup.

Recipe by Cooking Light January 2002

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Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

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Yield:
6 servings (serving size: 1 cup compote and 1/2 cup low-fat ice cream)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400°.

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  • Spoon applesauce onto several layers of heavy-duty paper towels; spread to 1/2-inch thickness. Cover with additional paper towels; let stand 5 minutes. Scrape into a bowl using a rubber spatula.

  • Combine cranberries, wine, cider, sugar, and rind in a small saucepan; bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in applesauce.

  • Combine the apple and pears in an 11- x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Pour the cranberry mixture over the apple mixture. Cover and bake at 400° for 25 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes or until fruit is tender, basting occasionally with liquid from dish. Remove rind. Serve compote with ice cream.

Nutrition Facts

260 calories; calories from fat 9%; fat 2.5g; saturated fat 1.1g; mono fat 0.7g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 3.6g; carbohydrates 57.6g; fiber 5g; cholesterol 5mg; iron 0.4mg; sodium 49mg; calcium 115mg.
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