Makes 2 cups, or about 16 ounces

12 ounces prunes (1 box)
1 cup water
¼ cup sugar
1 slice lemon, about ¼ inch thick
1 slice orange, about ¼ inch thick
3 tablespoons port
½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Place the prunes, water, sugar, lemon and orange slice in a heavy bottom saucepan. Cover with a tight-fitting lid and simmer for about 30 minutes, or until thickened. Remove from the heat, remove the lemon and orange slices, then add the port and the vanilla extract. Stir to combine and let cool.

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