- 3 (16 ounce) cans sliced pears in syrup
- 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon allspice
- 1/4 cup lemon or orange juice
- Drain syrup from pears and reserve 1 cup syrup.
- Mix syrup with brown sugar, spices and fruit juice.
- Add pears and mix gently, covering pears with syrup.
- Let stand overnight in refrigerator, preferably 2 days.
Yield: 12 servings