Experimental Dessert after watching The Hippie Gourmet on PBS

Experimental Dessert After Watching The Hippie Gourmet On Pbs Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

ray johns


Some of my best kitchen adventures seem to come in the lively presence of my little nieces and nephews. Children are great and enthusiastic cooking tyros. I'm one with them . Inspired by watching Sesame Street and the Hippie Gourmet on PBS. By gosh, all of us should support public television and radio!


★★★★★ 2 votes

25 Min


Add to Grocery List

  • 2 large
    fresh apples(granny smith and fuji are good)
  • 12 large
    dried figs (cut in half lengthwise and destemmed)
  • 4-5 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    generous splash of sherry

How to Make Experimental Dessert after watching The Hippie Gourmet on PBS


  1. Peel and core apples. Slice into small quarters (small enough to fit small fork or spoon)
  2. Add about 2 tablespoons butter to heavy pan over outdoor grill. When melted, add apples. Heat well, but retain some firmness. Test with knife.
  3. Add figs.
  4. Add brown sugar to create a caramel sauce.
  5. Add splash of sherry on top.
  6. Mixture should be hot and bubbly and will thicken.
  7. Transfer compote to heating unit to keep warm.

Printable Recipe Card

About Experimental Dessert after watching The Hippie Gourmet on PBS

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Healthy

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

Nut-thing But Love For These Pecan Desserts Recipe

"Nut"-Thing but Love for These Pecan Desserts

Kitchen Crew

There are strong opinions about putting nuts into dessert. Some say no way, while others raise their hand high (I have both hands raised) for any dessert, including ones with...

20 Fudging Delicious Recipes

20 Fudging Delicious Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

If you love fudge, then you're going to fudgin love these recipes!

17 Doughnut Recipes To Celebrate National Doughnut Day

17 Doughnut Recipes to Celebrate National Doughnut Day

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

"Doughnut" let us stop you from making one of these 17 delectable doughnut recipes. Happy National Doughnut Day!