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Vanilla Coconut Pears

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Ingredients
  Chopped canned pears 45 Ounce, undrained (3 cans, 15-ounce each, we tested with Libby's)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Bourbon 2 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Flaked coconut 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), toasted
  Chopped pecans 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), toasted
Directions

Drain pears, reserving 1 1/4 cups liquid.
Set pears aside.
Combine 1/4 cup reserved liquid with cornstarch, vanilla, and cinnamon, stirring until smooth.
Combine remaining 1 cup liquid with sugar, bourbon, and butter in a small saucepan; gradually stir in cornstarch mixture.
Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until butter melts and sauce is thickened.
Place pears in an ungreased 8" square baking dish.
Pour sauce over pears; sprinkle with coconut and pecans.
Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 18 minutes or until bubbly.
Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Coconut
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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