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Maple Fruit Compote

Categories: Snacks
Type: Desserts and Baked Goods

This easy stewed fruit dessert works well with other canned fruits, but the pear-apple combo tastes great.

Serves: Serves: 6 (1/2 cup)


  • 1/4 cup Cary's Sugar Free Maple Syrup
  • 2 cups (one 16-ounce can) sliced pears, packed in fruit juice, drained and 1/2 cup liquid reserved
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup (2 small) cored, unpeeled, and chopped Red Delicious apples

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  1. In a medium bowl, combine maple syrup, reserved pear liquid, and cinnamon.
  2. Stir in pears and apples.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  4. Gently stir again just before serving.

excerpted from:

From COOKING HEALTHY ACROSS AMERICA by JoAnna Lund. Used by arrangement with Perigee, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Copyright © 2000 by Healthy Exchanges, Inc.

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