6 lg Ripe, firm fresh pears
1 c Apple juice
1 ts Vanilla
1 tb Butter or reduced-fat marg.
1 Cinnamon stick
1 12 oz. jar apricot preserves
Peel pears, leaving them whole with stem intact. Place in slow cooker. Add
apple juice, vanilla, butter and cinnamon stick. Cook on high for 3-4
Remove pears with slotted spoon. Place in individual dessert dishes. Heat
apricot preserves in small saucepan until melted. Top each pear with
preserves sauce. Serve 6 Source: Home Cooking Typed in MMFormat by
Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V5 #027 by "Cindy Hartlin"
on Jan 26, 1998