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Pear Spread for Fruit Bread

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Serve this simple, sweet pear spread over fruit breads, coffee cakes and sweet rolls. Try it on ice cream, too!"
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20 m servings 34
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 cup)


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  1. Place pears, crystallized ginger, vanilla extract and white sugar in a small microwave safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high 2 minutes. Uncover and continue to microwave in 1 minute intervals, stirring occasionally, until the mixture attains a thick, spreadable consistency.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 34 calories; 0.1 8.7 0.2 0 < 1 Full nutrition

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I was surprised that a recipe so simple could taste so good! A nice change of pace from more traditional spreads.

This was a decent recipe. It was something new for me to shred pears (I used a box grater for the first time, too). I don't know pears very well, and I used d'Anjou pears, if it matters. I micro...

I felt this spread was okay, but nothing fantastic. The spread came out very sweet and surprisingly bland, and it was completely overpowered by the gingerbread I served this with. Definitely n...