Nutcracker Museum

Bavarian Leavenworth, Washington


2 sq. semisweet chocolate
2 Tbsp. butter
2 c. light brown sugar
1/2 c. half and half
1 Tbsp. amaretto
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. chopped toasted pecans
4 firm ripe pears

Melt chocolate with butter in double boiler. Stir in brown sugar, vanilla and half and half. Cook until mixture is blended and smooth. Remove from heat, add amaretto, cover to keep warm. Cut pears in half lengthwise and remove core. Place in microwave-safe dish and microwave about 6 minutes until pears are tender but not soft. Place pears cut side up on dessert plates and spoon chocolate sauce over the top and sprinkle with nuts.



Added: 09/05/16


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Federal ID #91-2143303

A Non-Profit 501(c)3 Organization


Contact Us

735 Front Street
P.O. Box 2212
Leavenworth, WA 98826

(509) 548-4573

Open 7 Days a Week
1:00PM - 5:00PM

Nutcracker Museum Mission Statement:

"To foster and encourage the interest of the general public of the importance of nuts in the diets of humans throughout history and in the evolution of the nutcracker. No other tool or collectible has shown such a wide diversity of material and design as the implements used to crack the hard shell of a nut"

Museum Admission:

Adults  - $5.00  (Ages 17 - 64yrs)
Seniors - $3.50  (Age 65yrs +)
Youth   - $2.00  (Ages 6 - 16yrs)
Child    - FREE   (Ages 0 - 5yrs)
Active Military - FREE (Spouse & Children Free with ID)