Fragrant Glazed Pears

Yield: 24 Servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 12 pounds Pacific Northwest Canned Pear Halves
  • 12 Cinnamon sticks
  • 1 Tbsp. Orange zest, grated
  • 3/4 cup White raisins
  • 3/4 cup Cognac or brandy
  • 2 cups Honey
  • METHOD

    Drain pears, reserving all liquid. Cover and refrigerate pears. Combine pear liquid with cinnamon sticks and orange zest in saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil. Simmer over medium heat until liquid is reduced to 3 cups. Stir in raisins and cognac; simmer for 1 more minute. Remove mixture from heat. Stir in honey. Allow mixture to cool. Remove cinnamon sticks and refrigerate until ready to serve. To serve place 2-3 pear halves in serving bowl. Drizzle with 3-4 tablespoons glaze.

    NUTRITION (Per Serving)
    Calories: 248
    Calories from Fat: 0
    Fat: 0g
    Saturated Fat: 0g
    Cholesterol: 0g
    Sodium: 14mg
    Carbohydrate: 62g
    Dietary Fiber: 4g
    Sugar: 53g
    Protein: 1g
    Vitamin A: 0% DV
    Vitamin C: 3% DV
    Calcium: 2% DV
    Potassium: 6% DV
    Iron: 5% DV