Cheese Platter With Dried Fruit Compote

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 681 calories
    • Fat 31 g
    • Sat Fat 18 g
    • Cholesterol 90 mg
    • Sodium 985 mg
    • Protein 27 g
    • Carbohydrate 76 g
    • Sugar 32 g
    • Fiber 5 g
    • Iron 3 mg
    • Calcium 631 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 2cups dried fruit (such as cherries, raisins, and chopped apricots)
  2. Check 1/4cup sugar
  3. Check kosher salt
  4. Check 1/2pound creamy cheese (such as Camembert, Brie, or fresh goat)
  5. Check 1/2pound nutty cheese (such as aged Gouda or Gruyère)
  6. Check 1pound sharp cheese (such as aged manchego or Cheddar)
  7. Check 1pound crackers and thin gingersnaps
  8. Check 1pound grapes
  9. Check 3/4pound kumquats

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the dried fruit, sugar, 1 cup water, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until the liquid has thickened slightly, 4 to 6 minutes; let cool.
  2. Serve the cheeses with the crackers, gingersnaps, dried fruit compote, grapes, and kumquats.