Pears in Lemon Cream Sauce

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Makes:
6 servings
Prep:
Slow Cook:
1 hr 30 mins to 2 hrs (high)
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Pears in Lemon Cream Sauce

Ingredients
6
medium pears
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2
8 ounce package cream cheese, cubed and softened
1/4
cup whipping cream
3
tablespoons broken pecans, toasted
6
sugar cookies (optional)

Directions

  1. Peel pears if desired; halve and core the pears. Place pears in a medium bowl. Add lemon peel and lemon juice; gently toss to coat. Add brown sugar and nutmeg; gently toss to coat. Tranfer pear mixture to a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker.
  2. Cover; cook on high-heat setting for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
  3. Transfer pears to individual dessert dishes using a slotted spoon. Add cream cheese and whipping cream to juices in slow cooker. Heat and stir with a wire whisk until cream cheese is melted. Spoon cream cheese mixture over pears. Sprinkle with pecans. Garnish each serving with a sugar cookie, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

(Pears in Lemon Cream Sauce)
    Per serving:
  • 273 kcal cal.,
  • 13 g fat
  • (7 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 4 g monounsatured fat),
  • 34 mg chol.,
  • 65 mg sodium,
  • 40 g carb.,
  • 4 g fiber,
  • 31 g sugar,
  • 3 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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