Christmas Cinnamon Pears

4.5
(26)

This is one of our family's favorites at Christmas. It not only tastes great, it is beautiful on any holiday plate. This recipe is very simple and everyone will want to know how you made it.

2
2
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 (16 ounce) cans pear halves in juice

  • 1 (2.25 ounce) package cinnamon red hot candies

  • ¼ teaspoon red food coloring

  • 6 leaves butterhead lettuce

Directions

  1. Drain the liquid from the cans of pears into a saucepan. Add red hot candies to the juice. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the candy has dissolved. Stir in the food coloring, remove from heat, and allow to cool.

  2. Place the pear halves in a deep bowl. Pour the liquid over the pears, cover, and refrigerate overnight. You may want to stir a couple of times to evenly distribute the color. Serve pear halves cold on top of a leaf of lettuce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

156 Calories
0g Fat
40g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 156
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 14mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 29g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 4mg 20%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 237mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.