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Slow Cooker Cranberry Pear Butter

October 12, 2017


  • 5 oz cranberries
  • 36 oz pears, peeled, core-d, and sliced
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon, ground
  • ~ Pinch of cloves, ground
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar, unpacked
  • 1 orange, Zest of


  1. Combine all the ingredients in the slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on high for two hours, until the pears are tender.
  3. Use an immersion blender to puree the mixture until smooth.
  4. Cook uncovered on high for 4 hours or more until very thick, stirring occasionally.
  5. Transfer the pear butter to an air tight container.
  6. Cover.

Notes:  Refrigerate overnight to get thicker.

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