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Cranberry-Apple Compote

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“Wonderful on waffles, pancakes, and french toast, even ice cream. I serve it on Christmas morning; it can be made a day ahead. From the December 2001 issue of "Bon Appetit".”
6 cups

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Whisk cider, corn syrup, and brown sugar in heavy large saucepan.
  2. Boil over high heat until reduced to one cup, about 15 minutes.
  3. Add 4 tablespoons butter; whisk until melted; remove from heat.
  4. Melt remaining 4 tablespoons butter in another pan, heavy saucepan or skillet, over medium heat; add apple slices, and saute 2 minutes.
  5. Add cranberries and 1/2 cup sugar; stir until cranberries begin to pop, about 2 minutes.
  6. Stir in reduced cider mixture; boil until reduced to syrup consistency, about 6 minutes.
  7. Stir in remaining sugar, if desired.
  8. Can be made a day ahead; cover and refrigerate.
  9. Stir over medium heat until warmed through.
  10. Serve warm.

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