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Try this sweet, rich colored, butter-like spread made with ripe pears and a hint of lemon Liqueur. So easy to make and oh so good on toast or hot biscuits. If you prefer a lighter colored butter use white sugar in place of brown sugar.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
1 hr 30 mins
total:
1 hr 50 mins
Servings:
96
Yield:
6 - 1/2 pint jars
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Ingredients

96
Original recipe yields 96 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place the pears and water into a pot or large saucepan. Cook over medium heat until pears are soft, about 30 minutes. Sterilize six half-pint jars and keep warm.n

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  • Transfer pears to a food processor and pulse until they reach your desired consistency. Return to the pan, and stir in the brown sugar, lemon zest, nutmeg, almond extract and limoncello. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until the mixture reaches a thick consistency like butter, about 1 hour.n

  • Ladle the pear butter into the sterile jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace. Seal with lids and rings. Process in a hot water bath for 10 minutes to ensure a seal.n

Nutrition Facts

26 calories; protein 0.1g; carbohydrates 6.7g; sodium 1.1mg. Full Nutrition
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