1 (12 oz) package whole cranberries (fresh or frozen, about 3 cups)
3 large anjou pear, peeled, cored, and chopped (about 2 1/2 cups)
1 1/4 cups water
3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
1 tsp. ground ginger
2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
Mix all ingredients together in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer about 15 minutes or until thick. If desired, use a potato masher and mash to desired consistency. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature. Discard cinnamon stick.
Servings: 16 (1/4 cup or 2 oz per serving)
64 calories, 16 grams carbohydrate (1.5 grams fiber), 0 grams protein, 0 grams fat
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