Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

From a 1980 cookbook called Texas Recipes from Texas Places


  1. Combine all except pears in saucepan. Boil till sugar is dissolved then add pears.
  2. Cover and cook 8-10 minutes turning occasionally.
  3. When pears are barely tender remove from syrup and put in individual serving bowls.
  4. Boil remaining syrup rapidly uncovered until reduced to 1 cup. Pour over pears.
  5. Let cool before serving or serve chilled.
Most Helpful

I didn't use quite as much sugar and I served it with Gorgonzola cheese. Oh so good!!

Monica P October 31, 2011