Pears Foster

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 4 servings

Loaded with fiber, vitamin C and potassium, pears are fall’s perfect fruit.

Serve over ice cream.


2 teaspoons butter substitute or butter
3 pears (Anjou or Bartlett recommended), peeled, halved, seeded and diced
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
2 tablespoons fat-free caramel sauce
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup rum or Grand Marnier
1/4 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Heat butter substitute in a nonstick saute pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add pears, sugar, caramel sauce, cinnamon, lemon juice, vanilla and rum or liqueur. Bring to a simmer and cook 4 minutes until sauce melts and pears soften and combine with sauce. If using walnuts, add to the sauce now.