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Ruby Pears

Rated as 4.91 out of 5 Stars

"Cranberry sauce gives a sweet-tart taste to pear halves in this spiced side dish that's perfect for fall. 'It's excellent with chicken or pork dishes and can be enjoyed hot or cold,' says Kathy Ginn of Washington Court House, Ohio."
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1 h servings
Original recipe yields 5 servings


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  1. Place pears cut side up in a greased 8-in. square baking dish. In a saucepan, combine the cranberry sauce, sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved and mixture is heated through.
  2. Spoon sauce over pears. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until heated through.


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A really easy and delicious recipe! I used fresh pears. The pears needed to cook longer than stated but next time I will probably use the canned pears. I topped this with "Supreme Strawberry Top...

This is goes great with holiday brunch!! You can also use gingerale and seedless red raspberry jam instead of cranberry sauce. I did not have gingerale so the cranberry sauce is a good sub. Lo...

This is great...after the first thanksgiving that I made it, the family kept asking me to make it again and again. It's a side dish that compliments a heavy holiday meal well because it is light...

I used sliced pears, and this was a HUGE hit at Thanksgiving, and I was asked to make it again for Christmas.

This is a tasty alternative to traditional cranberry sauce with an interesting sweetness and spiciness. It was a big hit at a pot luck with rave reviews from the guests. Update 12-24-16 Ruby Pe...

Fantastic recipe! I made Ruby Pears for Thanksgiving and it was a huge hit, everyone loved it. I'm going to make it again for Christmas and double the recipe!

The pears mellow the tart taste of the cranberry sauce so it's a nice change of pace. The sauce was watery probably because I used fresh pears. My family really liked the dish - will definitely...