laura's pear butter

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By Laura Spencer-Whitacre
from Fort Mohave, AZ

I love when the fruits come on. Mr. Bill came home with pears, my favorite, ok one of them :). this is too yummy. I was a pear purist until I found this one. lol. hope you enjoy. xoxo

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 6 pints
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For laura's pear butter

  • 4 lb
    pears, peeled, cored and quartered
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    orange zest, fresh is best
  • 1/4 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1/4 c
    orange juice
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How To Make laura's pear butter

  • 1
    Place pears in saucepan with 1/2 cup water. Cook until soft, about 30 minutes. you can put them thru a sieve if you like, they usually just need stirring. You need about 8 cups of pulp.
  • 2
    Pour pear pulp. Say that fast 3 times, lol. and sugar in pan. Stir to disolve sugar. Stir in Orange zest, nutmeg and orange juice.
  • 3
    pour into hot jars and water bath 15 minutes. make a batch of homemade biscuits and sit down and enjoy this flavor combo. xoxoxo
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