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Homemade Saged Pear Butter

Homemade Saged Pear Butter

  • Author: Brianna
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: About 2 cups 1x


Indulge in the homemade goodness of Saged Pear Butter, a perfect blend of ripe pears and fresh sage. This easy-to-follow recipe brings a gourmet touch to your everyday spread. Discover the simple joy of making your pear butter with our comprehensive guide.


  • 6 large ripe pears, peeled, cored, and cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh sage leaves
  • 1/3 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Combine pears and water in a large saucepan. Cover and simmer over medium heat for 20-25 minutes.
  2. Add sage leaves, continuing to simmer for an additional 10 minutes.
  3. Use a blender or food processor to puree the mixture until smooth.
  4. Return puree to saucepan, adding honey or maple syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon juice, and salt.
  5. Allow mixture to simmer uncovered on low heat for 30-40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Once thickened, remove from heat to cool. Transfer to sterilized jars and seal.


Substitute maple syrup for a vegan version.

Adjust sweetener based on the sweetness of the pears.

Store in the refrigerator for up to two weeks or freeze for up to six months.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Category: Condiment
  • Method: Simmering
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons
  • Calories: 98
  • Sugar: 17g
  • Sodium: 2mg
  • Fat: 0.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0.1g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 26g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 0.4g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

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