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Slow-Cooker Caramel-Maple Pears

Slow-Cooker Caramel-Maple Pears
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 45 min
  • Servings 6
Smother slow cooked pears in a delicious caramel and maple sauce. Mmmm.
Updated January 1, 2011

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
0
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Potassium
290mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
76g
25%
Dietary Fiber
6g
24%
Sugars
55g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
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 Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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