• Spicy Red Anjou Pear Sauce:

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    Spicy Red Anjou Pear Sauce:
    Prep: 20 min Cook: 30 min Servings: 10
    by Julia Ann Souders
    63 recipes
    A cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice flavored sauce made from Red Anjou Pears. A tasty side dish to have with pork, chicken or vegetarian as salad or dessert. Great with cottage cheese. Recipe adapted from my recipe of apple sauce. ©2007-2014 Netta Belle’s Choice® cookbookinabox® “Reg. U.S. Pat. & Trdmk.Off.” Reg. “Trade-marks Canadian Intellectual Property Office.” and All rights reserved.


    • 4 Red Anjou pears
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 1 1/2 cups water to cover pears, again more or less to your preference
    • 1/3 cup white sugar
    • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
    • 1/8 teaspoon grated fresh nutmeg or ground nutmeg
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


    1. Wash and peel pears.
    2. Core and cut into 1/2-inch pieces into a pan of water with 1 tablespoon lemon juice. (To prevent browning.)
    3. Drain the pears and put into 4-quart sauce pan.
    4. Add water to cover pears.
    5. Add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice.
    6. Add the sugars and salt.
    7. Cook to boiling for 5 minutes.
    8. Add the cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg.
    9. Cook for 30 minutes, longer if preferred for a softer pear.
    10. Remove from heat; add the vanilla.
    11. Puree in small batches, 1/2 to 1 cup, to thickness preferred.
    12. Pour into bowl or store or pour into clean sterile pint jars.
    13. Refrigerate until use.

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