SWEET TART FRUIT

2 cups dried apricots
1 cup dried tart cherries
3 cups white grape juice
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds

Combine fruit and juice in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil; cover. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes until fruit is plumped. Stir in almond extract and almonds. Serve at any temperature. Serve for breakfast, as a side dish or as a dessert. Serves 6 to 8.