Warm Fruit Compote

warm fruit compoteIngredients
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup orange juice concentrate
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 can (20 oz.) pineapple chunks, drained
1 can (15 1/4 oz.) sliced pears, drained and cut into chunks
1 can (15 oz.) mandarin oranges, drained

Topping Ingredients
1 package (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon orange juice concentrate

1. In a large saucepan, combine the brown sugar and cornstarch. Stir in the water, orange juice concentrate and butter. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat.
2. Add the fruit; heat through.
3. In a small mixing bowl, beat the topping ingredients until smooth.
4. Divide fruit mixture into 6 individual serving dishes. Dollop cream cheese mixture over the fruit. Serve warm.

Yield: 6 servings

Recipe from Taste of Home’s Quick Cooking Magazine and photo by Lois Linke.

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