MAPLE BAKED GOLDEN PEARS

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

Just the name of this dessert conjures up thoughts of autumn and all the wonderful comfort food that comes with the season.
Recipe & photo: greenbeandelivery.com


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/3 c
apple juice
1/3 c
pure maple syrup
3 Tbsp
unsalted butter
4
firm golden pears, peeled, halved, cored
1/4 c
chopped almonds or walnuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Arrange the pears cut-side up in an 8-inch square glass baking dish. Whisk the apple juice and syrup in a small heavy saucepan over medium heat until the syrup dissolves. Whisk in the butter.
2
Pour the sauce over the pears, and sprinkle them with the chopped nuts.
3
Bake in a preheated 400-degree oven until the pears are tender and beginning to brown, basting occasionally with the juices, for about 35 minutes.
4
Serve with vanilla bean ice cream, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtag: #Autumn Favorite