Dried Apricot Apple Compote


2 C apple cider
6 T light corn syrup
2 T (packed) golden brown sugar
8 T(1 stick) unsalted butter
3 Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored, cut into ½" pieces
1 cup B&R Farms Dried Apricots
½ C plus T sugar


Whisk apple cider, corn syrup and brown sugar in heavy large saucepan. Boil over high heat until reduced to 1 C, about 15 minutes.

Add 4 T butter; whisk until melted. Remove from heat.

Melt remaining 4 T butter in heavy skillet over medium heat.

Add apple pieces, saute 2 minutes.

Add apricot and ½ C sugar. Stir until apricots begin to soften, about 2 minutes.

Stir in reduced cider mixture. Boil until reduced to syrup consistency, about 6 minutes.

Stir in more sugar, if desired.

Transfer compote to bowl and serve warm.

Can be made 1 day ahead.

Cover and refrigerate.

Stir over medium heat until heated through.