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Pears are sauteed in brown sugar and butter, and are then served with vanilla ice cream and gingersnaps.

Recipe by Southern Living April 2008

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Credit: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
11 mins
total:
26 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sprinkle lemon juice over pears. Melt sugar and butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes or until melted and smooth. Reduce heat to low; add pears, and cook, stirring often, 6 to 8 minutes or until pears are tender.

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  • Whisk together cornstarch and 1 tsp. water. Stir into pear mixture, and cook 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from heat, and stir in vanilla extract. Serve with vanilla ice cream and gingersnaps.

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