Spiced Cranberry-Pear Sauce

Developed by Carolyn Schut, M.S., L.D., R.D.


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 12 oz. fresh cranberries
  • 3 pears, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp. salt


In a large saucepan, bring 1 cup water, sugar, and 1/4 tsp. salt to a boil. Stir well.

Add cranberries, pears, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves; stir well to combine. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 25-30 minutes until cranberries burst.

Remove from heat. Serve at room temperature or chilled. Enjoy!

Yield: 8 servings

Nutrition information

(per serving)
Calories: 92
Fat: 0 g
Protein: 0 g
Carbohydrates: 24 g
Fiber: 3 g
Sodium: 74 mg