Baked Pears with Caramel Sauce

1
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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 5 votes
Comments:
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

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

How to Make Baked Pears with Caramel Sauce

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat 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.
  • 2Top each pear with a generous spoonful of sour cream, caramel sauce from the pan and toasted pecans.

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About Baked Pears with Caramel Sauce

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




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