This 4-ingredient pear spread is like magic. Spread it on just about anything

Print this recipe
Like a super concentrated pear sauce, pear butter is packed with flavor but takes only a few ingredients to make. Making pear butter in the slow cooker is especially easy — it’s a true dump-and-go recipe. And the next thing you know, your house will smell amazing.
The best thing about this sweet-tart spread is that, just like apple butter, it's delicious on all sorts of things. You can spread it on toast or muffins, slather it on pancakes or even add it to a cheese sandwich or cheese plate. It also makes an ideal hostess or holiday gift — put it in a canning jar and tie a pretty ribbon around it, and you’re good to go.
Advertisement
Cooktop Cove
Slow Cooker Pear Butter
12
10 minutes
8 hours
8 hours and 10 minutes
5 pounds pears, peeled, cored and chopped
¼ cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
Combine the pears, sugar, cinnamon and ginger in the slow cooker.
Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for eight hours.
Using an immersion blender, puree the mixture until smooth.
Serve immediately or store, covered, in the refrigerator, for up to three weeks.
Advertisement
Resources
Print this recipe

Your kitchen will smell like the set of the Godfather, in a good way, and when it comes to inviting guests round to share this show-stopping dish, you're gonna make them an offer they can't refuse...
October 18   ·  
Advertisement
October 17   ·  
It doesn't take a lot of work to make amazing scalloped potatoes, you can make them yourself with a slow cooker and just a few simple ingredients...
October 16   ·  
The classic comfort of cream and noodles with hearty beef all adapted for a wonderful casserole that makes this the ultimate comfort dish.
October 16   ·  
Dishes of Tuscany are some of the most delicious of the Italian regions...
October 11   ·  
How easy is this dish to make? With three simple steps, it's a no-stress creamy deliciousness!
October 16   ·