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Pear, Ricotta and Rosemary Corn Muffins

Indulge yourself by spreading a pat of butter over each of these warm, scrumptious pear and ricotta muffins. Add a drizzle of honey for that over-the-top goodness. —Joseph Sciascia, San Mateo, California

Sausage Sweet Potato Sheet-Pan Dinner

This sausage sweet potato sheet-pan dinner is a healthy, foolproof weeknight dinner! It's also easily adaptable to whatever seasonal fruit...



Vanilla Pear Berry Jam

This is the first jam that I came up with on my own—and I love the flavor combo!—Rachel Creech, Marion,...


Slow-Cooker Cherry Pear Buckle

1 review

I added pears to my cherry cobbler recipe to create this delightful slow-cooked buckle. You could also add fresh summer...

Pressure-Cooker Tequila Poached Pears

Tequila may seem an unusual ingredient, but give it a try! The fresh pears and mint make the dessert deliciously...


Homemade Pear Honey

2 reviews

Pear honey is an old recipe that's been passed down through families. We especially like it with hot biscuits and...

Caramelized Pears

2 reviews

After picking an abundant crop of pears, I was looking for new ways to enjoy them. A friend suggested warming...


Spiced Pear Jam

13 reviews

A neighbor of mine passed along this spiced pear jam recipe. I've given many jars of this jam as gifts....


Homemade Pear Pie

2 reviews

I entered this pie in a local baking contest and ended up winning! Bartlett pears hold up well when baked,...


Autumn Pear Bread

14 reviews

Pears give these little loaves delicious flavor and help keep them nice and moist. They make lovely gifts to share,...

Apple-Pear Puff Pancake

8 reviews

Whenever I serve this fruity pancake, people think I slaved for hours. They're surprised that such an attractive, scrumptious dish...


Pear Crisp

15 reviews

Since he's a livestock truck driver, my husband often starts work early in the morning. This pear crisp recipe will...


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Slow-Cooker Pear Butter

This is a tasty spread for toast, muffins, biscuits or any of your favorite breads. It is easy to make...


Triple Pear Pie

One year, I won a giveaway and received three kinds of pears. After sharing a few with family, I used...


Pear Crumble

5 reviews

ORIGINALLY a pear crumble pie, I shortened this to a crumble when I often was too short of time to...

Pear Crumble Pie

4 reviews

I couldn't really imagine a pear pie until I bit into this succulent dessert. The sweet crumb topping is wonderful...


Pear-Berry Breakfast Tarts

2 reviews

When my kids were small, I could never get pancakes on the table while they were all still hot. Then...


Pear Sorbet

1 review

A touch of sweet white wine and citrus makes this lovely pear sorbet so refreshing. You can use canned pears...


Pear & Turkey Sausage Rigatoni

6 reviews

The sweet pear, salty sausage and creamy blue cheese are a wonderful combination in this dish. It tastes just like...


Ginger Pear Freezer Jam

2 reviews

At dinner with friends one evening, one of our hosts served some pears she had preserved with ginger and lemon....


Spiced Rum and Pear Cake

1 review

The flavors in this cake really make it stand out as a special-occasion dessert. With raisins, fresh sweet pear chunks,...


Deconstructed Pear Pork Chops

12 reviews

You’ll be tempted to eat this main dish right out of the pan but try to resist. These chops are...


Pear Gruyere Pie

2 reviews

I love cheese and fruit, so this pie is a natural pairing for me. Sweet and spicy wine-poached pears and...

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Balsamic Chicken & Pears

8 reviews

Pears and dried cherries go amazingly well with chicken and balsamic vinegar. It’s easy enough to make for a weeknight...


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Fresh Pear Bread

66 reviews

When our tree branches are loaded with ripe and juicy fruit, I treat my family and friends to lots of...


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Butternut Squash & Pear Soup

17 reviews

Pears give this harvest soup a pleasant sweetness and a nice velvety finish, while curry and ginger provide delightful flavor....


Slow-Cooker Tequila Poached Pears

It's an unusual dessert to make with tequila, but it is deliciously refreshing with fresh pears and mint. Bring out...


Pear Tart

14 reviews

My sister-in-law brought this pretty pastry to dinner one night, and we all went back for seconds. It is truly...


Warm Cabbage, Fennel and Pear Salad

This crunchy salad makes an elegant first course or side, but it's hearty enough to be an entree when paired...