Brandied Spiced Seckle Pears

Total Time:
1 hr
Prep:
30 min
Cook:
30 min

Yield:
3 pints

Ingredients
  • 3 pounds Seckle Pears
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 cup water
  • 3 cups brandy
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 4 whole allspice berries
Directions
  • In a saucepan combine the sugar, water, cinnamon, cloves, and allspice. Boil the mixture for 5 minutes. Add the pears to the pan and cover with waxed paper. Continue boiling the pears for another 10 to 15 minutes until tender.

  • Place pears stem end up in 3 sterilized 1-pint Mason-type jar. Add brandy into the pear syrup and pour the mixture over the pears. Add more brandy if necessary to cover the pears completely. Seal the jar with a lid and store in a cool place for at least 1 month.


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