Serve this simple, sweet pear spread over fruit breads, coffee cakes and sweet rolls. Try it on ice cream, too!
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 2 pears - peeled, cored and shredded
- 1 tablespoon crystallized ginger
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 tablespoon white sugar
Place pears, crystallized ginger, vanilla extract and white sugar in a small microwave safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high 2 minutes. Uncover and continue to microwave in 1 minute intervals, stirring occasionally, until the mixture attains a thick, spreadable consistency.