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       Title: PEARS HELENE
  Categories: French, Fruit
       Yield: 6 servings
  
       1 c  Sugar
       2 c  Water
       1 ts Vanilla
       3 md Pears, pared and cut in
            -Half*
            Hot fudge sauce
            Vanilla ice cream
  
   *substitute: 6 can Pear halves, drained for The sugar, water and fresh
   Refrigerate until chilled.
   
   Heat sugar and water to boiling in 10-inch skillet; reduce heat. Stir
   in vanilla. Place pears, cut sides down, in skillet. Cover and simmer
   about 15 minutes or until pears are tender. Turn pears over.
   Refrigerate in syrup at least 2 hours or until chilled. Just before
   serving, prepare Hot Fudge Sauce. Place 1 scoop ice cream in each of
   6 dessert dishes. Top with pear half and 1 tablespoon Hot Fudge
   Sauce. 6 SERVINGS; 340 CALORIES PER SERVING.
  
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