Mini Spiced Pears

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Cindlady, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. Cindlady

    Cindlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2010
    S.E. WI
    Ever since I learned to can (as in canning) I had made spiced miniature pears. I have not been able to get the mini pears for several years now and between moving and other "disasters" the recipe has been lost. I now can get the pears but haven't been able to find a recipe that seems to come close! HELP!!! Some may know them as pickled spiced pears. Please help me find a recipe!!! Thanks!
  2. oberhaslikid

    oberhaslikid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 5, 2008
    I have an old recipe for peach pickles may not be to far off.
    Peach pickles
    10 lbs peaches after paring
    4 lbs. sugar
    1 qt. vinegar
    1 T. cloves
    1 T. Cinnamon
    Boil syrup, pour over peaches. Let stand over nite, heat and can.

    Ok I found one in the Pennsylvania dutch cook book.

    Pickled pears
    14 lbs. pears
    1 qt. cider vinegar
    6 lbs. sugar
    1 tsp. cinnamon stick broken ito pieces
    1 tsp. whole cloves
    Any good pear can be used.Slice and remove core or pickle whole.Peel pears.put spicesin a small cheese cloth bag. and add to vinegar and sugar. bring to a boil.Add pears and cook until tender.The pears will look clear when tender.Remove them with a spoon and place in jars.Boil syrup until thick and pour over pears and seal.
    Last edited: Jul 25, 2011
  3. Cindlady

    Cindlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2010
    S.E. WI
    That second one might be it.

    I would still like to see more if anyone has a recipe.

  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    I wish you luck.
    My Grandmother used to make pickled pears, pickled peaches, and wedding ring pickles (bell peppers). I fondly remember gorging on these. Unfortunately She never passed on the recipe. I remember them being more spicy than sweet.
    Imp- I'll be watching this thread.

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