Sweet Spiced Pears
|Ripe pears||8 Pound (Use Firm)|
|Cider vinegar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Packed brown sugar||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Cinnamon stick||2 (3 Inch Each)|
|Whole cloves||2 Tablespoon|
Pare them and leave whole if they are small.
If large, halve and core them.
Combine remaining ingredients (spices tied in spice bag, if desired) in a saucepan.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes.
Add pears to syrup, a few at a time, and cook gently until just tender (but not soft).
Pack pears into hot sterilized jars; add syrup, leaving headspace.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 5665 Calories from Fat 37
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4 g6.8%
Saturated Fat 0.23 g1.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 342 mg14.3%
Total Carbohydrates 1459 g486.2%
Dietary Fiber 116.2 g465%
Sugars 1234.8 g
Protein 16 g32%
Vitamin A 16.9% Vitamin C 260.1%
Calcium 116.4% Iron 79.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet