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Pear Sundaes Recipe
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This recipe is perfect for an uncommon dessert that's fresh and fast. These sweet caramel pears overs ice cream are easy, special and delicious. For a different flavor, substitute canned peaches.—Len Harkness, Pacifica, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 can (29 ounces) pear halves
  • Vanilla ice cream

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 261 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 94 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, trace protein.


  1. In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, butter and cinnamon. Cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes or until butter is melted. Drain pears, reserving 1/2 cup juice (discard remaining juice or save for another use). Add pears and reserved juice to saucepan; cook for 8-10 minutes or until heated through. Serve warm over ice cream. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pear Sundaes in Taste of Home October/November 2000, p9

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