Gingersnap Pears Recipe

Gingersnap Pears is a delightful dessert that combines the sweetness of ripe pears with the warm and spicy flavors of gingersnap cookies. The pears are poached in a fragrant syrup infused with cinnamon, ginger, and cloves, which adds a wonderful depth of flavor. The gingersnap cookies are crushed and sprinkled over the pears, creating a crunchy and aromatic topping. This dessert is perfect for fall and winter, and can be served warm or chilled. It is a simple yet elegant dessert that will impress your guests.

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Ingredients for Gingersnap Pears Recipe

  • 1/2 Ripe But Firm Pears
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 0.13 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/4 stick Cinnamon
  • 0.13 tablespoon Grated Fresh Ginger
  • 0.06 teaspoon Ground Cloves
  • 1.25 Gingersnap Cookies
  • as required Whipped Cream Or Vanilla Ice Cream, For Serving

Directions: Gingersnap Pears Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large saucepan, combine water, sugar, cinnamon sticks, ginger, and cloves. Bring to a boil.
  • STEP 2.Reduce heat to low and add the pears. Simmer for about 20 minutes, or until the pears are tender.
  • STEP 3.Remove the pears from the syrup and let them cool slightly. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • STEP 4.Place the gingersnap cookies in a plastic bag and crush them using a rolling pin or the bottom of a heavy pan.
  • STEP 5.Arrange the pears in a baking dish and sprinkle the crushed gingersnap cookies over them.
  • STEP 6.Bake in the preheated oven for about 10 minutes, or until the cookies are golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 7.Serve the Gingersnap Pears warm or chilled, with a drizzle of the poaching syrup and a dollop of whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose ripe but firm pears for this recipe to ensure they hold their shape during cooking.
  • You can adjust the amount of ginger and cloves in the syrup according to your taste preferences.
  • If you don't have gingersnap cookies, you can substitute with graham crackers or gingerbread cookies.

Storage and Serving

  • Gingersnap Pears can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To serve, you can reheat the pears in the microwave or enjoy them chilled.
  • Garnish with additional crushed gingersnap cookies and a sprinkle of cinnamon for an extra touch of flavor.
Nutrition
value
44
calories per serving
4 g Fat1 g Protein< 1 g Carbs1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    4g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Carbs
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    < 1g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Fiber
    1g

Fats

  • Fat
    4g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    12mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    1mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    5mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    14mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    30mg
  • Selenium
    1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp