Cinnamon Poached Pears

Cinnamon Poached Pears

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total: 30 min
  • Serving: 4

Dress up Cinnamon Poached Pears with a dollop of whipped cream.


  • 2 cups apple or orange juice
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 firm, ripe pears such as Bartlett
  • whipped cream, if desired


  1. In a large skillet, combine juice, sugar and cinnamon; mix well. Heat over medium-low heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Peel pears; cut in half and remove cores. Add pears to syrup; cover. Simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove pears from skillet using a slotted spoon. Cool slightly.
  3. Serve pears with whipped cream, if desired.

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