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Spiced Pears Recipe
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Spiced Pears Recipe

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I try to serve a fruit dish with every breakfast to get some extra vitamins in our diet. Not only are these pears quick and easy to prepare, they're delicious!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (16 ounces) pear halves
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 156 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 13 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, trace protein.

Directions

  1. Drain pears, reserving syrup; set the pears aside. In a small saucepan, combine the syrup, brown sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add pears and simmer for about 5 minutes more or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Spiced Pears in Cookin' Up Country Breakfasts Cookbook 1994, p85

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 156 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 13 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, trace protein.

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Reviewed Sep. 24, 2014

"Very good....I used fresh pears"

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Reviewed Nov. 21, 2011

"So simple and delicious! My daughter, our in house sweet tooth, passed up brownies to have seconds on these pears. Wonderful!"

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Reviewed Jan. 7, 2008

"Yum, these are so good that I sometimes serve them for dessert."

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