September 22nd, 2014

Crock Pot Butterscotch Pears

Crock Pot Butterscotch Pears


These Butterscotch Pears are a perfect balance of sweet and fresh.  They are so simple to make and then just put them in the crock pot to cook while you serve dinner.  You get the most delicious ending to any meal!   Or try them as an addition to your breakfast buffet or brunch for the holidays – they’ll steal the show no matter when you serve them!


butterscotch pear


This yummy treat is fabulous as is, but you may want to add a little scoop of ice cream . . .


Crock Pot Butterscotch Pears


4 large firm pears
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
3 tablespoons butter, softened
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup pear nectar
2 tablespoons honey


Cut pears in half lengthwise; remove cores. Brush pears with lemon juice. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, butter, flour, cinnamon and salt; stir in pecans. Spoon into pears; place in 4-qt. slow cooker.

Combine pear nectar and honey; drizzle over pears. Cover and cook on low for 2-3 hours or until heated through. Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings.

Recipe from Taste of Home



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3 Responses to “Crock Pot Butterscotch Pears”

  1. Sounds awesome. These days I do not have a slow cooker, any suggestions for making in a Dutch oven?

  2. CTY- I would try them in the oven on low temp covered with foil. Let me know if you try!

  3. Beautiful! Your recipes sounds delicious!


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