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bourbon maple syrup baked pears

Recipe by
Tracilyn Hamilton
Austin, TX

I needed something sweet to serve alongside Thanksgiving dinner one year, that was not a dessert. Threw this together easily and there were none left-over. :)

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For bourbon maple syrup baked pears

  • 4
    ripe red pears
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    soft brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    melted unsalted butter
  • 1 pkg
    chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1 c
    bourbon barrel aged maple syrup
  • 0
    if you cannot find this surup, 1/2 tsp bourbon in 1 c maple syrup will work.

How To Make bourbon maple syrup baked pears

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400. Slice pears in half and carve out the very middle of each half, place cut side up in a glass baking dish
  • 2
    Mix spices, brown sugar, and syrup in a bowl
  • 3
    Drizzle half of the syrup mixture over the top of the pears
  • 4
    Place pears in oven and bake for 10 minutes
  • 5
    Pull pears out of oven and top with the chopped nuts and drizzle with the rest of the syrup mixture.
  • 6
    Place pears back into oven and bake for another 15 minutes, or until the tip of the pear skin curls and pear is soft
  • 7
    Serve warm.

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