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Pear Sundaes Recipe

Pear Sundaes Recipe

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. YIELD:6 servings


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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 261 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 94mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (45g sugars, 2g fiber), 0 protein.

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