Crock Pot Maple-Sauced Pears

“For an elegant dessert, place each pear upright on a pretty dessert plate. Spoon the sauce around the pear, and sprinkle with chopped toasted nuts or coconut. Spoon a big dollop of soft whipped cream alongside the pear, and garnish the plate with a twisted orange slice”
READY IN:
3hrs 20mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Peel pears.
  2. Core pears from bottom, leaving stems attached.
  3. Place pears upright in slow cooker.
  4. Mix remaining ingredients except cornstarch and orange juice; pour over pears.
  5. Cover and cook on high heat setting 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until tender.
  6. Remove pears from cooker; place upright in serving dish or individual dessert dishes.
  7. Mix cornstarch and orange juice; stir into sauce in cooker.
  8. Cover and cook on high heat setting about 10 minutes or until sauce is thickened.
  9. Spoon sauce over pears.
  10. **Use 1/4 cup honey instead of the maple syrup for a change of pace.

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