Apple Spice Compote
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Apples and spices will scent your home with wonderful aromas while this elegant compote cooks.
6 medium cooking apples, cored and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 6 cups)
1 package (7 oz.) mixed dried fruit bits
1/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon quick-cooking tapioca
1 bottle (8 oz, 1 cup) apple juice
3 tablespoons rum or 1/2 teaspoon rum extract
2 1/2 cups frozen fat-free non-dairy whipped topping, thawed
1 1/2 cups Smart Start® Healthy Heart
1. In 4- to 5-quart crockery cooker combine apples, dried fruit, sugar, orange peel, ginger and cinnamon. Sprinkle with tapioca.2. In small bowl stir together apple juice and rum. Pour over fruit. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 8 hours or on high heat setting for 3 to 4 hours.3. Ladle into dessert dishes. Top with whipped topping. Sprinkle with cereal.