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Caramelized Pear Pie Filling

Caramelized Pear Pie Filling

Ingredients

  • 7 peeled- diced pears
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch

Instructions

  1. Dice pears & toss with lemon juice in medium - large bowl.
  2. In separate bowl- combine brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg & cornstarch- whisk to combine. Set aside.
  3. Transfer pears to 2 qt saucepan & heat over med-high heat about 8 minutes.
  4. Some of the pears will break down into a thick liquid like sauce but you will still have some pear chunks.
  5. Add your dry mixture & whisk to combine & incorporate well.
  6. Heat & stir constantly until mixture thickens - about 2 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat & let sit 5 minutes before transferring to your jars.
  8. Store in refrigerator or freeze.