Bartlett Brunch Compote

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3 fresh Bartlett pears
2 oranges, peeled and sliced
1 small cantaloupe, cut into chunks
1/2 pound grapes, halved and seeded
1 cup canned apricots
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons orange or pineapple juice


Peel, core and slice pears in wedges. Combine pears, oranges, cantaloupe and grapes. Drain apricots; puree until smooth in blender or food processor. Combine in small saucepan with sugar; heat until sugar dissolves. Add juice. Chill. Pour over fruit and toss lightly to coat. Serve chilled in compotes. Makes 6 to 8 servings.