Apple-cherry cinnamon compote

Heart Smart Gluten Free Low Sodium

The sweetness in this dessert comes from natural sugars in the fruit and maple syrup. 


2 teaspoons unsalted butter
2 soft apples, diced (such as Fuji, Golden Delicious or McIntosh)
1/3 cup unsweetened dried cherries
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Melt butter in a saucepan. Add diced apples and dried cherries. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add syrup and cinnamon. Cook another 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Serve warm over low-fat vanilla ice cream or cake, or layered with Greek yogurt.*

Makes 4 servings

Carb choices per serving: 1 1/2 

*Option not included in nutrition facts.

First Published: 02/20/2015
Last Reviewed: 02/20/2015

make breakfast sweet with this apples and cherries compote recipe
Make your mornings sweet! Double the recipe so you’ll have leftovers to pour over oatmeal or whole-grain waffles the next day.
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