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Cranberry Poached Pears with Cinnamon-Spiced Neufchatel Cheese

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4 servings

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this fruit-filled and flavorful affair, our recipe for Cranberry Poached Pairs with Cinnamon-Spiced Neufchatel Cheese.

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  • Bring first 3 ingredients and 1/4 cup sugar to boil in 2-qt. saucepan, stirring frequently until sugar is completely dissolved. Add pear halves; simmer on medium-low heat 20 min. or just until tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove pears from liquid. Place on 4 dessert plates. Bring liquid to boil; cook on medium heat 30 min. or until liquid is reduced to 1/3 cup, stirring occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, mix Neufchatel, cinnamon and remaining sugar until blended. Gently stir in COOL WHIP until blended. Fill pear halves with Neufchatel mixture; drizzle with cranberry sauce.

Special Equipment Needed

Special Extra

Sprinkle with 1 tsp. orange zest before serving.


Prepare using your favorite variety of firm ripe pears.

Test for Doneness

Test the doneness of the cooked pears by piercing the base of each pear with the tip of a knife. If it doesn't meet any resistance, then it is done.


  • 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
Calories 250
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 130mg
Carbohydrate 45g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 40g
Protein 3g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 0 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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