Spicy Coconut Pears
|Canned pear halves||29 Ounce|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Flaked coconut||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), toasted|
Drain pears, reserving 1 cup liquid.
Combine 1/4 cup reserved liquid, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves; stir until smooth.
Combine remaining 3/4 cup pear liquid, sugar, lemon juice, and butter in a small saucepan.
Gradually stir in cornstarch mixture; cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.
Arrange pears in an 8 inch square baking dish.
Pour sauce over pears; sprinkle with coconut.
Bake at 350° for 15 minutes