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Dessert Pears

Terri Casteel of Fairfax, Virginia uses a touch of vanilla to turn fruit and berry flavors into a delightful dessert. This four-ingredient treat is a pear-fect way to top off dinner without spending lots of time in the kitchen.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 medium pears, peeled, halved and cored
  • 1/4 cup cranberry juice
  • 1/4 cup strawberry preserves
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • Place pear halves in an 11x7-in. dish. In a small bowl, mix the cranberry juice, preserves and vanilla until blended; pour over pears. Microwave, covered, on high for 7-9 minutes or until pears are tender.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 156 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 40g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 4g fiber), 1g protein.

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  • grnwillow
    Apr 25, 2011

    I made this when unexpected guests showed up one night, and I had nothing for dessert. I had no strawberry so used raspberry and served it with vanilla ice cream on the side. Everyone loved it. I will definitely make this again.