Cinnamon Baked Pears

Source: Food Hero

Serving size: 1/2 pear

Servings per recipe: 4

These stuffed pears are easy to make, and a delicious dessert or snack.

View Nutrition Facts

Ingredients

2 ripe pears

3 tablespoons walnuts, chopped
2 teaspoons honey or brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon dried cranberries

Materials

Cutting board and sharp knife, measuring spoons, baking dish

Instructions

1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Cut the pears in half lengthwise. Scoop out the seeds with a spoon.

3. Place pears in a baking dish. Fill centers with chopped walnuts and drizzle about half a teaspoon of honey or brown sugar over each pear half.
4. Sprinkle each half with cinnamon and cranberries.
5. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 35 minutes or until pears are soft when poked with a fork. Serve warm.

Notes

Honey is not recommended for children under 1 year of age.

More About Pears

How to Select

Select pears that are firm. To test when a pear is ripe, gently apply pressure with your finger. It will yield under pressure when ready-to-eat.

How to Store

Unripe pears can be stored in a paper bag at room temperature until ripe. Ripe pears should be refrigerated.

How to Prepare

Pears can be eaten as is with the skin on, or they can be pealed, chopped or sliced.