You are here: Home » Recipes » Pear-Cognac Cutie Pear-Cognac Cutie Kitchen Tested Yield 1 servings Prep 5 mins Cook 0 mins A clearly contemporary cocktail with a pear-y nice twist. PrintEmail Many of the nouveau martini-style cocktails are fruity and fun -- this follows that trend by using pear nectar, but with Cognac for richness and a wee bit of ginger for added intrigue. Ingredients 1 slice ginger, thin1 1/2 fluid ounces Cognac1 1/2 fluid ounces pear nectar1/2 fluid ounce Cointreau or Triple Sec -- Ice cubes -- Orange peel twist, for garnish Instructions Place ginger in a cocktail shaker and break it up with a muddler or the back of a spoon. Add Cognac, pear nectar and Cointreau to shaker; shake well. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve (such as a tea strainer) into a short tumbler half-filled with ice cubes. Garnish with a twist of orange peel, if you like. Recipe by Wini Moranville.