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Pears In Wine Sauce

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This Pears In Wine Sauce almost always ends up eaten before the rest of the food can reach the table. This yummy dessert is my husbands favorite dessert. You have to eat the Pears In Wine Sauce to understand why!
Ingredients
  Cinnamon sticks 2
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Whole cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Port wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Apricot preserves 2 Tablespoon
  Apricot brandy 2 Tablespoon
  Pears 6 Small, halved lengthwise, peeled, cored
Directions

Combine cinnamon, sugar, cloves, lemon, wine, water, preserves and brandy.
Arrange pears, cut-side down in 8-inch round dish.
Pour sauce over pears.
Cover completely with plastic wrap.
TO COOK BY INSTA-MATIC: Cook on COOK 8.
TO COOK BY TIME: Cook at HIGH 8 to 9 minutes.
TO COMPLETE: After cooking, release plastic wrap.
Let stand, covered, 5 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Microwaving

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