2 ripe pears, peeled, cored and cut in ½-inch dice
½ cup dried cherries
½ cup Ocean Spray Cherry Cranberry Juice Cocktail
¼ teaspoon ground allspice
4 mini bagels
4 ounces Cabot Extra Sharp Cheddar, sliced
STIR together pears, cherries, cherry cranberry juice and allspice, in medium microwave-safe bowl. Cover bowl with plate or plastic wrap.
MICROWAVE on high power for 10 minutes. Uncover and stir, then microwave, covered, for 2 minute intervals until pears are translucent and juices are reduced and syrupy. Let cool completely.
CUT bagels in half and top with sliced cheddar. Spoon some of compote on top.