Baked Pear Dessert Recipe

An alternative to fat-laden apple pie recipes, this decadent dessert is heart healthy, containing almost no sodium and no saturated fat….

Special Diets: Heart Healthy Recipe and Gluten Free Recipe

Category: Desserts, Gluten Free, and Heart Healthy

Ingredients

2 servings

  • 1/3 cup unsweetened apple cider or apple juice
  • 2 tsp golden raisins
  • 2 Tbsp chopped walnuts toasted
  • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp light brown sugar
  • 1 medium pear, unpeeled, halved lengthwise and cored

Directions

Preheat oven to 250°. In a small bowl, combine 1 teaspoon cider, raisins, walnuts, cinnamon and brown sugar.On a small baking dish, arrange pear halves, cut sides up. Scoop raisin mixture evenly into pear halves. Pour remaining cider into baking dish. Cover with foil and bake for 45 minutes or until pear halves are soft. Spoon cider in dish over pear halves once or twice during baking.Discard excess cider. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Amount Per Serving

Calories
113
% Daily Value*
  • Total Fat
    2g
    3%
  • Saturated Fat
    0
    0%
  • Cholesterol
    0
    0%
  • Sodium
    3mg
    0%
  • Total Carbohydrate
    22g
    7%
  • Dietary Fiber
    3g
    12%
  • Sugars
  • Protein
    0
    0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.