Slow Cooker Maple-Sauced Pears
Makes 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: 2 hrs and
Peel pears. Core pears
from bottom, leaving stems attached. Place pears upright in
3 1/2- to 5-quart slow cooker. Mix remaining ingredients
except cornstarch and orange juice; pour over pears.
Cover and cook on high heat
setting 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until tender. Remove pears from
cooker; place upright in serving dish or individual dessert
Mix cornstarch and orange
juice; stir into sauce in cooker. Cover and cook on high
heat setting about 10 minutes or until sauce is thickened.
Spoon sauce over pears.