Slow-Cooker Caramel-Maple Pears

Slow-Cooker Caramel-Maple Pears

Smother slow cooked pears in a delicious caramel and maple sauce. Mmmm.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

2:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

6
yellow- or red-skinned pears, cored from bottom leaving stems attached
1
cup caramel ice cream topping
1/3
cup real maple syrup
Grated lemon peel
  1. Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place pears upright in cooker. (If all pears do not fit in bottom of cooker, place remaining pears suspended between 2 others in cooker.)
  2. In small bowl, mix ice cream topping and syrup; pour over pears.
  3. Cover; cook on High heat setting 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours 30 minutes.
  4. Remove pears from cooker; place upright on serving plate or in individual dessert dishes. Spoon about 1/4 cup topping mixture over each pear; sprinkle with lemon peel.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Add an additional layer of flavor by stirring in 1/2 cup of raisins or orange-flavored dried cranberries with the ice cream topping. Drizzle a little cream over the sauce that falls onto the plate.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 310
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 190mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 76g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
    • Sugars 55g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1/2 Fruit;
    • 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 5;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.