Pears in Wine Sauce
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Whole cloves||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Grated lemon peel||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Port wine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Apricot preserves||2 Tablespoon|
|Apricot brandy||2 Tablespoon|
|Pears||6 Small, halved lengthwise, peeled, cored|
In small bowl, combine cinnamon, sugar, cloves, lemon, wine, water, preserves and brandy.
In a 9-inch round cake dish, arrange pears, cut side down.
Pour sauce over pears.
TO HEAT BY TIME Cover with plastic wrap.
Set Power Select at MEDIUM for 11 minutes.
TO HEAT BY INSTA-MATIC Cover completely with plastic wrap; heat on COOK 7.
After heating, release plastic wrap.
Let STAND, covered, 5 minutes.
To serve; baste pears with sauce.
Remove cinnamon stick and cloves before serving.