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Pears a la Creme

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Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

This was my brother's and my favorite dessert growing up. My Mom commonly served this dessert after Sunday family dinner. Pair with Gallo® Family Vineyards Moscato.—Taste of Home Cooking School


  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) pear halves, well drained
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream


  1. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar, cinnamon and ginger; cook and stir until bubbly. Gently stir in pears; heat through. Spoon one pear half over each scoop of ice cream.

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