Pear Sparklers

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Servings: 10

Quick to prepare, this refreshing nonalcoholic drink is perfect for autumn gatherings.


  • Ice cubes as needed
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups bottled pear juice
  • 4 to 5 cups sparkling water, chilled
  • 1 Anjou pear for garnish


Place ice cubes in tall glasses. Add about 3 Tbs. pear juice to each glass and then pour in about 1/2 cup sparkling water. Slice the pear into thin wedges, garnish the glasses and serve immediately. Serves 8 to 10.

Adapted from Williams-Sonoma Entertaining with the Seasons (Free Press, 2010).