Baked Pears with Caramel Sauce

Julie Branham

By
@Bakingmom74

Harvest time grows nearer and this is the perfect recipe for using up those pears that are ripening on the trees.
This is NOT a low fat dessert but can certainly be made lighter by using less sugar and fat free sour cream.


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Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

4
large pears
4 Tbsp
butter
1 c
dark brown sugar
1 c
sour cream
1/2 c
toasted pecan halves

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 400 degrees. Place butter in a baking pan large enough to hold the pears in a single layer: set in the heating oven until it melts.

Sprinkle sugar over melted butter, then place pears, cut side down, on top. ( Alternately, you may peel and core whole pears.) Bake until tender, about 30 minutes.
Remove pan from oven, turn pears over and baste with pan sauce. Return to oven; bake until golden and glossy, about 10 minutes longer.
2
Top each pear with a generous spoonful of sour cream, caramel sauce from the pan and toasted pecans.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy