Warm Fruit Compote Courtesy Of: The Pacific Northwest Canned Pear Service Warm Fruit Compote 2 -1/2 Cups 1 can (15 ounces) Pacific Northwest Canned Pear Halves, drained 1/3 cup Light brown sugar 2 tablespoons Butter 2 teaspoons Cornstarch 1 can (20 ounces) Pineapple chunks, drained 1/2 teaspoon OR Curry powder 1 tablespoon Mint leaves, fresh, chopped 1 can (11 ounces) OR Mandarin oranges, drained 1 cup Orange sections, fresh Drain pears; reserve 1 tablespoon juice.

In small saucepan, combine brown sugar, butter, cornstarch, curry powder and reserved juice; stir to mix. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened.

In 1-quart ovenproof baking dish, layer pineapple, oranges and pears. Pour sugar mixture over fruit.

Bake, uncovered, and at 350º F for 30 minutes or until fruit is heated through.