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These pears look beautiful on a plate. The rosy color and wonderful flavor set the scene for a memorable holiday dinner. —Patricia Stiehr, Eureka, Missouri
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 3 hours
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 3 hours

Ingredients

  • 2 cups port wine
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 6 medium Bosc pears, peeled

Directions

Place wine, sugar and lemon peel in a 5-qt. slow cooker; stir until sugar dissolves. Add pears.
Cook, covered, on low 3-4 hours or until pears are tender, turning pears halfway through cooking. Using a slotted spoon, remove pears; cut into slices (save cooking liquid for another use). Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Wine-Poached Pears in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2017, p20

  • 2 cups port wine
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 6 medium Bosc pears, peeled
  1. Place wine, sugar and lemon peel in a 5-qt. slow cooker; stir until sugar dissolves. Add pears.
  2. Cook, covered, on low 3-4 hours or until pears are tender, turning pears halfway through cooking. Using a slotted spoon, remove pears; cut into slices (save cooking liquid for another use). Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Wine-Poached Pears in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2017, p20

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