Old-Fashioned Pear Conserve
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Old-Fashioned Pear Conserve

Fresh pear flavor is preserved in this delicate spread for breakfast breads.

3
3/4
25 min
PREP TIME
60 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

2 pounds (8 medium) pears, peeled, cored, quartered

2 1/4 cups sugar

1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple in pineapple juice

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Place half of pears in food processor bowl fitted with metal blade or 5-cup blender container. Process 1-2 minutes or until finely chopped. Place chopped pears in heavy 4-quart saucepan. Process remaining pears; place into saucepan. Stir in all remaining ingredients.

  2. STEP 2

    Cook over medium heat 35-45 minutes or until pears are very soft and mixture thickens. Serve warm or cold on pancakes, waffles, toast, or warm breads. Store refrigerated.

Nutrition

30Calories
0Fat (mg)
0Cholesterol (mg)
0Sodium (mg)
8Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
0Protein (g)

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  October 29, 2013

I also made a double batch, it came out to 12 pints. It's so delicious!!

— says Dawn B.
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  September 17, 2008

I made a double batch and it worked perfect. I boiled it longer than called for- so this is a judgment call.

— says Yvonne
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