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Cinnamon Baked Pears

Low-sugar dessert idea with fresh pears topped with cranberries, walnuts, and honey.
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Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Makes: 4 Pear Halves
Nutrition Facts: View label

Ingredients

2 ripe pears
3 Tablespoons chopped walnuts
2 teaspoons honey (see Notes) or brown sugar
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
1 Tablespoon dried cranberries

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. Cut pears in half lengthwise. Scoop out the seeds with a spoon or melon baller.
  4. Place the pears in a baking dish. Fill centers with walnuts and drizzle about half a teaspoon of honey over each pear.
  5. Sprinkle each pear half with cinnamon and cranberries.
  6. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until pears are soft when poked with a fork. Serve warm.
  7. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Honey is not recommended for children under 1 year old.

Comments

This recipe is simple and delicious. After making this with several groups in cooking workshops, I recommend adding the cranberries at the end or they will burn by the time the pears are done.

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