6 servings (serving size: 1 pear half and 1/3 cup poaching liquid with cranberries)

The juice and wine create a sweet syrup in this simple, elegant dessert.

How to Make It

Step 1

Peel pears, and remove cores. Cut each pear in half lengthwise.

Step 2

Combine cranberry juice and next 5 ingredients in a large nonstick skillet. Add pears; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until tender, turning once. Remove pear halves with a slotted spoon, reserving juice mixture in pan. Place pears in a serving dish.

Step 3

Remove cinnamon sticks and whole cloves from pan; discard. Add cranberries. Bring to a boil, and reduce liquid by one-third. Pour syrup over pears; cool 20 minutes.

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