Cinnamon-Mascarpone Baked Pears

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  • 2
    medium ripe pears
  • 2 tsp
    brown sugar
  • 2 tsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1/4 c
    white grape or apple juice
  • 6 Tbsp
    mascarpone cheese
  • 2 tsp
    white sugar
  • 1/4 tsp

How to Make Cinnamon-Mascarpone Baked Pears


  1. Preheat oven to 375
  2. Halve pears lengthwise & core. Place cored side up in medium baking dish. Spoon 1/2 tsp. brown sugar & 1/2 tsp. butter into each cavity. Pour juice into baking dish and bake 25 minutes, until pears are tender.
  3. Combine cheese, sugar & cinnamon.
  4. Top each pear half with 1 1/2 tablespoons cheese mixture and serve warm.

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About Cinnamon-Mascarpone Baked Pears

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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