WW Recipe of the Day: Crock Pot Dried Fruit Compote
Here's an easy, delicious and versatile dried fruit compote that I love.
It's good warm or cold. For breakfast with hot cereal or yogurt. Or for dessert spooned over vanilla ice cream or pound cake.
This crock pot dried fruit compote would be a delicious accompaniment to roast pork or chicken or turkey too.
Or an easy appetizer topping Brie, goat cheese or light cream cheese with crackers.
You can use whatever combination of dried fruits you have on hand or like best—figs, dried plums, dried apricots, dates, dried cherries, cranberries, blueberries, raisins—to make your crock pot dried fruit compote.
For this batch, I used a combination of dried plums, apricots, figs, cranberries and raisins. Next time I want to try adding a few dried cherries and dates to the mix.
And it keeps in the fridge for several weeks, making a jar or two of crock pot dried fruit compote a great asset to have around during the holidays.
How Many Calories and WW Points in this Crock Pot Dried Fruit Compote?
According to my calculations, each ¼-cup serving has 132 calories and:
6 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
6 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
6 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
4 *PointsPlus (Old plan)
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Crock Pot Dried Fruit Compote
- 5 cups mixed dried fruits (I used a combination of dried plums, apricots, figs, cranberries, raisins and raisins)
- 2 cups cranberry juice
- ½ cup white zinfandel wine
- ¼ cup fig preserves or orange marmalade
- 1 cinnamon stick, 5-inch, broken in half
- 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- Ideal slow cooker size: 4-Quart.
- Stir the dried fruits, cranberry juice, wine, preserves, cinnamon stick pieces and lemon zest in a slow cooker.
- Cover and cook on LOW for 3 to 4 hours, until the fruit has softened and mixture thickened.
- When finished cooking, turn off the slow cooker. Remove and discard cinnamon stick pieces. Stir in the vanilla.
- Enjoy warm or cold.
- Transfer the mixture to small glass jars or to one large storage container. This easy dried fruit compote will keep for 3-4 weeks in the refrigerator.
*Points® calculated by WW. *PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan's ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.
If you like this slow cooked dried fruit compote, you might also like:
- Strawberry Rhubarb Coulis (Simple-Nourished-Living)
- Crock Pot Apple Compote (Simple-Nourished-Living)
- Pear Apple Compote (Simple-Nourished-Living)
- Chai-Spiced Fruit Compote from Fine Cooking (added to my list of recipes to try)
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A longtime lifetime WW at goal, she is committed to balancing her love of food and desire to stay slim while savoring life and helping others do the same.
She is the author of the Smart Start 28-Day Weight Loss Challenge.
A huge fan of the slow cooker and confessed cookbook addict, when she's not experimenting in the kitchen, you're likely to find Martha on her yoga mat.
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