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Caramel Poached Pears
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Caramel Poached Pears

35 Min(s)
15 Min(s) Prep
20 Min(s) Cook
Serve dessert tonight with the cinnamon flavor of these Caramel Poached Pears. This recipe for Caramel Poached Pears uses Bosc pears, perfect for fall.
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4 servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings
2 pkg. (3 oz. each) JELL-O Orange Flavor Gelatin
6 cups water
1 cinnamon stick
4 fresh ripe Bosc pears, peeled
10 KRAFT Caramels
2 Tbsp. milk
1/4 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans, toasted
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Let's Make It
1
Mix dry gelatin mixes, water and cinnamon in large saucepan. Bring to boil on medium-high heat; cook 2 min. or until gelatin is completely dissolved, stirring frequently.
2
Add pears; partially cover pan with lid. Simmer on medium-low heat 20 min. or just until pears are tender, stirring after 10 min. Remove pears from liquid; discard pear liquid or reserve for another use. (See tip.)
3
Meanwhile, microwave caramels and milk in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 min. or until caramels are completely melted and sauce is smooth, stirring every 30 sec. Cool 10 min. or until slightly thickened. Drizzle over pears and top with nuts just before serving.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
Use 1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O SIMPLY GOOD Orange Tangerine Flavor Gelatin.
Tip 2
Note
After draining the cooked pears, pour the reserved cooking liquid into 8 dessert dishes. Refrigerate 4 hours or until set for a refreshing JELL-O snack.
Tip 3
Substitute
Prepare using JELL-O Pineapple Flavor Gelatin.
Tip 4
Make Ahead
These delicious cooked pears can be prepared ahead of time. After removing from cooking liquid, cool, then refrigerate up to 24 hours before serving. Prepare caramel sauce just before serving.
Tip 5
Special Extra
Serve topped with a dollop of thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping.
Nutrition
Calories
300
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
9%
Saturated Fat 1.5g
8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 140mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates 57g
21%
Dietary Fibers 5g
18%
Sugars 52g
104%
Protein 4g
8%
Vitamin A
0%
Vitamin C
2%
Calcium
4%
Iron
2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
4 servings
* 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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