Baked Pears with Caramel Sauce
This is NOT a low fat dessert but can certainly be made lighter by using less sugar and fat free sour cream.
How to Make Baked Pears with Caramel Sauce
- 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.
- Top each pear with a generous spoonful of sour cream, caramel sauce from the pan and toasted pecans.