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!
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

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

Directions

Drain pears, reserving syrup; set the pears aside. Place syrup, brown sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and 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 cup: 156 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 13mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 2g fiber), 0 protein.

  • 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. Place syrup, brown sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and 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

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angela32 User ID: 3084463 18330
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2014

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

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newcountrywife User ID: 6001500 18328
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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FriedaG User ID: 1671534 73823
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2008

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

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