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This recipe is great to serve as a side dish with breakfast, with roast pork or as a sauce over angel food cake.




  • 2 cups water
  • 3/4 cup dried apricots
  • 3/4 cup dried plum or prunes
  • 1/2 cup dried apples
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Up to 1/2 cup sugar


  1. Combine water, dried fruit, spices and salt in a large saucepan over medium- high heat. Bring to a simmer. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 15-20 minutes or until fruit is tender.
  2. Gently stir in sugar to taste and simmer, uncovered, about 10 minutes or until thickened. Serve warm, at room temperature or cold.

Serves 6.

Nutrition Facts  
Servings Per Recipe: 6  
Amounts Per Serving  
Calories: 202  
  % Daily Value
Total Fat: Trace Amounts 1%
Saturated Fat: Trace Amounts 0%
Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
Sodium: 101 mg 4%
Carbohydrate: 53 g 18%
Dietary Fiber: 4 g 17%
Protein: 1 g 2%
Vitamin A 32%
Vitamin C 2%
Folacin 1%
Calcium 3%
Iron 8%
Potassium 12%

*The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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