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This Spiced Cranberry Pear Sauce is deliciously sweet and tart. It comes together in under 15 minutes and makes a fantastic addition to any holiday table!

Spiced Cranberry-Pear Sauce

This Spiced Cranberry-Pear Sauce is deliciously sweet and tart, with hints of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and allspice.
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 cups
Author Cathy Trochelman


  • 1 bag 12 oz. fresh cranberries
  • 2 pears peeled and chopped
  • 1 c. water
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice a blend of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg & allspice


  1. Combine water and brown sugar in a large saucepan; bring to a boil.
  2. Add cranberries, pears, and spices.
  3. Return to a boil, then reduce heat slightly and cook, stirring occasionally, until cranberry skins pop and mixture has thickened (about 10 minutes).
  4. Remove from heat, cool to room temperature, and refrigerate until ready to use.