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Jar of Pear Butter surrounded by cinnamon sticks and fresh ginger.
Ginger Pear Butter
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Total Time
1 hr
This ginger pear butter is sweet, creamy and packs a mild kick. Perfect for a fall breakfast, it goes deliciously on toast, swirled into oatmeal, or eaten straight from a spoon!
Course: Spread
Cuisine: American
Author: Alissa
  • 3 ripe Bartlett or D'Anjou pears peeled and diced
  • 1 tbsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 3 tbsp. lemon juice about 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ΒΌ tsp. salt
  1. Place all ingredients in small saucepan and stir to blend. Place over medium heat and bring to a boil.
  2. Lower heat and cover. Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
  3. Uncover and allow to simmer for another 25-30 minutes, until liquid is thick and syrupy.
  4. Transfer to blender or food processor and blend until smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides of the bowl or pitcher as needed.
  5. Allow to cool and transfer to an airtight storage container.
Recipe Notes

Makes 1 heaping cup.
Refrigerate for up to 1 week.