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Apple-Cran-Pear Sauce Recipe
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Apple-Cran-Pear Sauce Recipe

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This pretty pink sauce is a nice change from typical cranberry relish. Apple pie filling and canned pears add just the right amount of sweetness.—Keri Lawson, Fullerton, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 45 min.
MAKES:12-14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 45 min.
MAKES: 12-14 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (12 ounces each) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 2 quarts water
  • 1 can (21 ounces) apple pie filling
  • 2 cans (15-1/4 ounces each) sliced pears, drained
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 113 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 30mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 2g fiber), 0g protein .

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, cook cranberries and water over medium-high heat until berries pop, about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain. Add remaining ingredients. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat until mixture boils. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve warm or cold. Yield: 12-14 servings.
Originally published as Apple-Cran-Pear Sauce in Taste of Home October/November 1997, p6


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Deester 21681
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2014

"I have been making this for years , it's so good! A must have on our Thanksgiving menu"

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Zsa Zsa Kay 77615
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2012

"make it every Turkey day.."

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waterymellons 44270
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2011

"Ever since I found this recipe years ago, I make it for Thanksgiving. It turns out great, makes a lot. I have tweaked it a little bit to my liking, mostly cutting the fruit into bite size pieces and we love it warm or cold!"

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