Pears Panos

Bosc Pears make their own light syrup right on the stove top. Add a touch of vanilla and orange liqueur, and you have an autumn dessert that won’t weigh you down.

Original recipe makes 8 servings


4 Bosc pears, halved and cored
1/2 cup white sugar
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup Cointreau or other orange liqueur

  • PREP

    15 mins

  • COOK

    1 hr


    1 hr 15 mins


  1. Place the pears into a large saucepan. Fill with enough water to cover the pears by 1 inch. Stir in the sugar and bring to a boil. Cook uncovered until the liquid has reduced into a light syrup, this may take up to 1 hour. Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla. Cool until just warm, then stir in the liqueur and serve.


Calories: 123 kcal
Carbohydrates: 28.6 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 0.1 g
Fiber: 2.6 g
Protein: 0.3 g
Sodium: 1 mg