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Cranberry & Dried Fruit Compote

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 6 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 7 ingredients

This wonderful winter Cranberry & Dried Fruit Compote combines tart, fresh cranberries with sweet dried fruits, figs, prunes, cherries, and a hint of lemon.


  • 1 (12 ounce) bag fresh or frozen cranberries
  • ⅓ cup pitted prunes, chopped
  • ⅓ cup dried cherries
  • ⅓ cup dried black mission figs, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons cane sugar (Florida Crystals) or to taste
  • 1¼ cups water

Nutrition Facts


110 cals


0 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

0 g


28 g


16 g


3 g


1 g


5 mg


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring the cranberries, prunes, cherries, figs, lemon zest, sugar, and water to a boil. Reduce heat and cook over medium-high heat until the cranberries burst and the water has evaporated, about 5-7 minutes. Scoop into a bowl and serve warm or cool in the refrigerator until ready to eat. Can be kept in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Chef Tips

Dried fruits are high in sugar and calories, a quarter cup dry weight is a portion. Go easy when snacking on them.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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