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Sugared Pears

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  Sugar 125 Milliliter (1/2 cup)
  Water 500 Milliliter
  Orange juice 125 Milliliter (1/2 cup)
  Pears 4 Large, halved (cored, peeled)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon (15 ml)
  Cold water 45 Milliliter (3 tablespoon)
  Coconut 3 Tablespoon, shredded (45 ml)
  Macaroons 1 Cup (16 tbs), crushed (250 ml)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon (15 ml)

Place sugar, 2 cups (500 ml) water and orange juice in saucepan.
Bring to boil over medium heat and continue cooking 3 to 4 minutes.
Add pears and cook 3 minutes over low heat.
Remove saucepan from heat and let pears stand in syrup 5 to 6 minutes.
Remove pears from saucepan and place in baking dish; set aside.
Replace saucepan of syrup on stove; cook 4 to 5 minutes over high heat.
Mix cornstarch with 3 tbsp (45 ml) cold water; stir into syrup and continue cooking 1 minute over low heat.
Pour half of syrup over pears.
Top with coconut and macaroons; dot with butter.
Broil 3 minutes in oven.

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Fruit Dessert

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