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Cranberry-Apricot-Fig Compote

Cooks in 5 minutes
E. Jason Wambsgans / Chicago Tribune

This tasty cranberry-apricot-fig compote is perfect with pancakes, biscuits or pretty much any breakfast food. 

This recipe by JeanMarie Brownson was originally published in the Chicago Tribune.

Notes

Total time incorporates cooling. 

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cup dried apricot halves, quartered (8 ounces)
  • 1/2 Cup diced dried Mission figs (3 ounces)
  • 1/4 Cup dried cranberries
  • 1 Cup fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • Grated zest of 1 small lemon

Directions

Put the fruit and orange juice into a medium glass or ceramic baking dish. Microwave on high, stirring often, until very hot, 4 or 5 minutes. (Be careful: The bowl will be very hot.)

Stir in honey, butter and lemon zest; let cool about 1 hour. Juices will thicken. Serve warm or at room temperature.