5 Ways To Enjoy Pears For National Pear Month Slideshow

Ginger Pear Preserves

An easy way to preserve large quantities of fruit, this recipe for Ginger Pear Preserves from FreshPreserving.com will transport your senses to the islands with its tropical flavor. Tie a festive ribbon around a jar and give these preserves out as hostess gifts during the holidays.


Protein Pear Pudding

A more unconventional use of pears, this Protein Pear Pudding is free of dairy, egg and nuts and will provide the boost you need in an afternoon snack. Sprinkle with granola or garnish with freshly sliced pears before eating.

Mama Natural

Apple Pear Sauce

This recipe from Eating Rules is a classic that works well spread on waffles or muffins and also alongside heartier meals like chicken and pork. Prepare with whatever fruits you have in the house and add things like cranberries for color or cinnamon for spice.

Eating Rules

Homemade Pear Liqueur

The longer you let this do-it-yourself pear liqueur sit, the better it will taste! Based on a recipe for pear cordial, this recipe from Healthy Green Kitchen will be a hit around the holidays, adding unique flavor to cocktails but also perfect when drizzled over vanilla ice cream.

Healthy Green Kitchen

Caramelized Pear Pie Filling

Take the legwork out of entertaining by preparing this pear pie filling ahead of time. Featuring rich, winter spices like nutmeg and cinnamon, this recipe from Kleinworth & Co. is also a great gift for coworkers and neighbors.

Kleinworth & Co.