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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
1 hr 15 mins
total:
1 hr 40 mins
Yield:
2-2/3 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Peel, core and slice pears. Place pears and water in nonaluminum, heavy-bottom Dutch oven. Simmer, covered, 15 minutes, until tender. Mash with potato masher or whirl in food processor for smoother butter.

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  • Stir in sugar. Cook, uncovered, at bare simmer 1 hour. Stir occasionally. Stir often during the last 30 minutes. Mixture will be very thick.

  • Spoon into sterilized canning jars; process according to manufacturers instructions. If not processed, refrigerate up to 2 months. Makes 2-2/3 cups.

Nutrition Facts

54 calories; carbohydrates 14g.
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