Baked Pears with Cranberries and Pecans

pearsLooking for a nice holiday dessert or appetizer? This combination is delicious and full of great vitamins and nutrients!

Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 4 pears
  • 24 fresh cranberries (or dried)
  • 4 tbsp. chopped pecans
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 4 tsp. honey
  • Greek yogurt for pairing, if desired

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Halve the pears and then core. Slice a small part off the backside of each pear half to create a flat surface so it sits flat when on the pan.
  • Place the pear halves on a large baking sheet or pan, cored side up. Place 3 cranberries into the cored part of each half. Sprinkle each half with 1/2 tbsp. pecans, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Drizzle with 1/2 tsp. honey.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the pears are tender. Serve with Greek yogurt if desired.

Nutrition Information:

1 pear half

Calories: 90

Fat: 3g

Carbs: 16g

Sugar: 11g

Protein: 1g

 

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