Pears Helene

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Countrywife

A super dessert--great for unexpected guests. It lives all snug and secure in your freezer and pantry until needed.

Top Review by Michelle S.

This is a very elegant dessert. I have made it twice now and cannot believe I forgot to review it the first time! The only thing I did differently was to use Lee Lee's famous chocolate sauce recipe #19678 instead of the hot fudge. I just feel the fudge is too thick and heavy for the pears, I like all the flavors to shine through in this blissfully easy and SO delicious recipe. This will become a dessert staple in this house. It is a wonderfully light way to end a meal. Thank you for sharing this recipe with us all.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chill pears during dinner.
  2. Heat hot fudge topping in microwave one minute.
  3. Whip cream and add vanilla and sugar.
  4. Put one or two pear halves in a small bowl.
  5. Put a scoop (about 1/2 cup) ice cream over pears.
  6. Drizzle 2 tablespoons of hot fudge over ice cream.
  7. Plop a couple of spoonfuls of whipped cream on top.
  8. Sprinkle with a teaspoon or so chopped nuts (optional).

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