Pear Spread for Fruit Bread

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"Serve this simple, sweet pear spread over fruit breads, coffee cakes and sweet rolls. Try it on ice cream, too!"
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20 m servings 34 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 34 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.7g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place pears, crystallized ginger, vanilla extract and white sugar in a small microwave safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high 2 minutes. Uncover and continue to microwave in 1 minute intervals, stirring occasionally, until the mixture attains a thick, spreadable consistency.



I was surprised that a recipe so simple could taste so good! A nice change of pace from more traditional spreads.

This was a decent recipe. It was something new for me to shred pears (I used a box grater for the first time, too). I don't know pears very well, and I used d'Anjou pears, if it matters. I micro...

I felt this spread was okay, but nothing fantastic. The spread came out very sweet and surprisingly bland, and it was completely overpowered by the gingerbread I served this with. Definitely n...