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Ah, to be able to bottle the tastes of fall and enjoy it all year long. Did you know that you can? How, you may ask? With this delicious pear sauce! The Homesteading Hippy

Pear Sauce

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 4 pints


  • 3 pounds ripe pears
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Slice the pears in 1/2 and remove the seeds and stems.
  • Place the pear halves in a heavy bottomed skillet and add the water.
  • Simmer on low for 5 minutes, mushing with a fork or potato masher as they cook.
  • For a smoother pear sauce, process in batches in a jar blender or use a stick blender in the pot. Process until as smooth as you like.


Optional additions that taste wonderful as well:
  • 1 sliced and scraped vanilla bean
  • 1/2 cup cherries mashed with the pears
  • 1/2 cup strawberries, mashed with the pears