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Brown Sugar-Simmered Pears

Prep time 15 mins
Total time 15 mins
Yield Makes 6 to 8 servings
Serve these Brown Sugar-Simmered Pears with scoops of vanilla ice cream for a flavorful, fruity dessert.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup firmly packed DOMINO Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 firm, ripe Bartlett pears, cut into eighths
  • 1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans
  • 2 tablespoons whiskey

How to Make It

  1. Cook first 3 ingredients in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes or until melted and smooth. Add pears, and cook, stirring often, 10 to 15 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat, and stir in pecans and whiskey.