|6 larges||Ripe, firm fresh pears|
|1 cup||Apple juice|
|1 tablespoon||Butter or reduced-fat marg.|
|1||12 oz. jar apricot preserves|
Peel pears, leaving them whole with stem intact. Place in slow cooker. Add apple juice, vanilla, butter and cinnamon stick. Cook on high for 3-4 hours.
Remove pears with slotted spoon. Place in individual dessert dishes.
Heat apricot preserves in small saucepan until melted. Top each pear with preserves sauce. Serve 6 Source: Home Cooking Typed in MMFormat by cjhartlin@... 01/02/98
Random recipe of the day