Spiced Pears

This is Renee's Spiced Pears! Renee can't eat apples so pears are a main staple for her.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Appetizer, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 40


  • 5 pounds pears, cleaned, peeled, sliced and set in lime water so they don't 'brown' while waiting.

Syrup for Pears:

  • 2 pints the light agave syrup 
  • 2 tablespoons real vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/2 tsp ground cardamon
  • 4 Tblsp lime juice (since I can't use lemon!)


  • Bring the syrup to a boil. Filling to 1/2" headspace. Remove air bubbles, refill if necessary.
  • Sterilize 4 quarts or 8 pints.
  • Fill jars with sliced pears and cover with the hot agave spiced mixture!
  • Wipe rims, add hot lids/rings. Process in water bath for 15 minutes for quarts or pints. 
Keyword Spiced Pears