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Spiced Pears

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


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


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

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  • angela32
    Sep 24, 2014

    Very good....I used fresh pears

  • celliott
    Aug 10, 2013

    No comment left

  • newcountrywife
    Nov 21, 2011

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

  • FriedaG
    Jan 7, 2008

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