Quick Baked Pears

  • Preparation Time 5 min
  • Cooking Time 8 min
  • 4 servings

Very delectable and enticing dish u can serve on dinner parties!

Ingredients

  • 2 large Bosc pears
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries or dried mixed fruit (such as Sun-Maid Fruit Bits)
  • 1/4 cup low-fat granola
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cup vanilla low-fat frozen yogurt, divided into 4 small scoops
Nutritional Info
  • Calories: 176
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Fat: 2g
Other Dietary Information
  • FIBER 4g
  • CHOLESTEROL 16mg
  • IRON 1mg
  • SODIUM 32mg
  • CALCIUM 78mg

Steps

1
Peel pears; cut in half lengthwise. Use a melon baller or grapefruit spoon to remove core and seeds, creating a hollow.
2
Place pear halves, with cut sides up, in a glass pie plate. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle evenly over pears.
3
Combine cranberries and granola; mound into hollows of the pear halves. Pour the apple juice in and around pear halves. Cover dish loosely with wax paper.
4
Cook in microwave on HIGH 6-8 minutes or until the pears are tender when pierced with a knife. Let stand in the dish 5 minutes. Use a large slotted spoon to transfer the pears to serving plates.
5
Drizzle juices from pie plate over pears and serve with frozen yogurt
Course
Dessert
Main Ingredient
Fruit
Cuisine
American
Dietary
Low Fat
Occasion
Thanksgiving