Cranberry Sauce with Pears

This may be the limit on different ways to make cranberry sauce

This may be the limit on different ways to make cranberry sauce

We’ve had a plethora of pears this season so it seemed only right to incorporate them into cranberry sauce. For other cranberry sauce ideas from mulled wine to ginger spiced go here.

Cranberry Sauce with Pears

  • 12 ounces cranberries
  • 2 cups unpeeled pears, cored and cut into chunks
  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Combine all ingredients in a 4-quart sauce pan. Set over medium heat and bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 15 minutes or until cranberries have burst and the sauce is thickened. This may take longer if using frozen berries. Let sauce cool before serving.

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About Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide

This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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4 Responses to Cranberry Sauce with Pears

  1. Love the ideas of adding Pears!

  2. Grannymar says:

    Two fruits I love, I will be trying this asap!

  3. Karen says:

    I think pears are an under used fruit. I’m sure your sauce is terrific.

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