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Pears in Spiced Raisin Sauce Recipe
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Pears in Spiced Raisin Sauce Recipe

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Because it's so easy to make, we enjoy this dessert often. I usually make extra, as it keeps well, and we don't mind good-tasting leftovers. -Davida Nicholson, Washington, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced pears
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • Vanilla ice cream

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 143 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 11 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.


  1. Drain pears, reserving 1/4 cup juice (discarding remaining juice or save for another use); set the pears aside. In a saucepan, combine raisins and reserved juice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. In a bowl, combine the cornstarch, cinnamon, salt if desired and ginger; stir in orange juice until smooth. Add to raisin mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat. Add pears; cook and stir until heated through. Serve over ice cream. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Pears in Spiced Raisin Sauce in Reminisce Extra December 2001, p53

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