A Feast of Cranberries: Cranberry-Pear Butter

Try this deliciously sweet spread on your breakfast toast

| November/December 1999

 Makes about 31/2 cups 

This makes a delicious, healthy spread for toast.

• 1 bag (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries
• 3 large pears (about 11/2 pounds)
• 2 tablespoons water
• 1/3 cup granulated sugar
• 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon

1. Rinse and drain the berries, discarding any that are mushy or soft.

2. Scrub the pears, core them, and cut into large chunks.

3. Put the berries and the pears in a large heavy saucepan with the water.

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