Pear Butter

Pear Butter
Yield: 2-2/3 cups Prep 25 mins Cook 1 hr 15 mins


  • 3 pounds Bartlett pears
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups sugar

Make It

1. 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.

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

3. 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

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 54, Fat, total (g): , chol. (mg): , carb. (g): 14, pro. (g): , sodium (mg): , Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.