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Spiced Pears Recipe

Spiced Pears Recipe

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. YIELD:4 servings


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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 156 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 13mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 2g fiber), trace protein

Reviews for Spiced Pears

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Reviewed May. 16, 2016


Reviewed Sep. 24, 2014

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

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!"

Reviewed Jan. 7, 2008

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

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