Pear Pickles Recipe

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Pear Pickles
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  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tsp fresh fruit, mixed with the water in a large glass bowl
  • 1 tsp clove (whole)
  • 1 inch gingerroot
  • 3 cups white sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups white vinegar (thats at least 5 percent acidity)
  • 1/2 cup lemon


  1. As you prepare the pears add them to the fruit fresh bath.
  2. Tie pickling spice, cloves and ginger root in a spice bag.
  3. Prepare liquid by combining the spice bags, sugar, water, vinegar and lemon slices in a large stainless steel or enamel saucepan.
  4. Bring to a boil, cover and boil gently for 5 min.
  5. Transfer pears to pickling liquid to create a single layer.
  6. Cook 7 minutes.
  7. Remove and place in a large bowl.
  8. Repeat until all pears are cooked.
  9. When all the pears are cooked pour the pickling liquid over them.
  10. Cover and let stand 12-18 hours-in a cool place.
  11. Pack pears in clean hot jars-remove spice bags and bring liquid to a boil.
  12. Pour over pears leaving 1/2 inch head space.
  13. Seal and process 15 minutes at altitudes up to 1000 feet.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 513.85 Kcal (2151 kJ)
Calories from fat 0.07 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.01g 0%
Sodium 21.23mg 1%
Potassium 566.64mg 12%
Total Carbs 132.01g 44%
Sugars 104.68g 419%
Dietary Fiber 14.16g 57%
Protein 0.18g 0%
Vitamin C 42.5mg 71%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 94.1mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 68.38 Kcal (286 kJ)
Calories from fat 0.01 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 2.83mg 1%
Potassium 75.41mg 12%
Total Carbs 17.57g 44%
Sugars 13.93g 419%
Dietary Fiber 1.88g 57%
Protein 0.02g 0%
Vitamin C 5.7mg 71%
Calcium 12.5mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.5
  • 13

Good Points

  • fat free,
  • saturated fat free,
  • sodium free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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