1 cup fresh cranberries
1 very ripe and soft pear
2-3 Tablespoons Maple Syrup, Honey or Coconut Nectar (adjust to taste)
Juice of 1 orange
1. Wash cranberries and pear then dice the pear to tiny chunks
2. place cranberries, pear and syrup (or other) and juice from the orange in a saucepan with water and cook on medium to low heat stirring occasionally
3. Allow to cook until cranberries and pear are soft and bursting open (about 8 minutes)
4. Remove from heat and mash with a hand masher until smooth.
Serve warm or cold
TIP: If needed you can add more juice or a splash of water (optional* you can add a splash of an Grand Marnier or a Smirnoff Caramel Vodka is nice too)
This is a fantastic topping to any Thanksgiving or Holiday meal. It is also excellent on top of fresh apples or on a leftover turkey sandwich the day after Thanksgiving.
The Balanced Palate