Canning: Pear Butter

Easy. Delicious.

Pear Butter
Yields 7
A simple and delicious pear butter recipe that is the perfect spread on anything! Toast, bagels and cream cheese, crackers..... even spread a thin layer between 2 layers of vanilla cake!
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Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
14 hr
Total Time
15 hr
Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
14 hr
Total Time
15 hr
744 calories
195 g
0 g
1 g
2 g
0 g
623 g
10 g
162 g
0 g
0 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
623g
Yields
7
Amount Per Serving
Calories 744
Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g
2%
Saturated Fat 0g
2%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates 195g
65%
Dietary Fiber 18g
71%
Sugars 162g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A
3%
Vitamin C
42%
Calcium
9%
Iron
7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 7-8 pounds pears, peeled, cored & halved
  2. 1/2 cup lemon juice
  3. 4 cups granulated sugar
  4. 1/4 cup ground cinnamon
  5. 1 tsp-1 tbs ground nutmeg (adjust to your liking)
Instructions
  1. Peel, core and slice up pears.
  2. Place them into a crock pot or slow cooker.
  3. Set on LOW.
  4. Add cinnamon and nutmeg.
  5. Allow to cook on low for 6-7 hours.
  6. Mash fruit with hand masher or cordless immersion blender. If you like it chunky, use the hand potato masher like I did.
  7. Add sugar.
  8. Allow to cook down and thicken, another 6-7 hours.
  9. Fill clean and sterile mason half pint jars.
  10. Process in a water bath canner 15 minutes OR you may jar this up and keep it in your fridge (if you do not can) and it will stay good for up to 3 months.
Adapted from Noreen's Kitchen
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calories
744
fat
1g
protein
2g
carbs
195g
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Adapted from Noreen's Kitchen
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My YouTube video on exactly HOW I made this recipe AND canned it up can be watched here: