Pear Honey 15 pears -- peeled and cored 3 whole oranges 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 20 oz can crushed pineapple 3 cups sugar -- or more to taste Use pears that are not overly ripe. Cut pears into chunks. Slice oranges, with peel left on, and remove seeds. In a food processor or blender, puree both fruits. Place all ingredients in the slow cooker for 4-6 hours or until thick. Taste and add more sugar, if desired. Amount of sugar may vary considerably depending on ripeness of pears. Store in refrigerator.