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Baked Pears

 Baked Pears
This dessert is versatile - you can serve it warm or cold and for any size group. Chilled pears can be dressed up with a dollop of whipped topping, fruit-filled yogurt or ice cream. -Betty Schledorn, Ocala, Florida
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 2 medium ripe pears, peeled and halved
  • 4 teaspoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 teaspoons orange marmalade


  • Place pear halves, cut side up, in a shallow 1-qt. baking dish. Place
  • butter in the center of each; drizzle with lemon juice.
  • Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over pears. Top with marmalade.
  • Cover and bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until heated
  • through. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 215 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 85 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 1 g protein.