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Glazed Pear Shortcakes

 Glazed Pear Shortcakes
Family and friends will savor every last crumb of this lickety-split dessert. The pound cake absorbs the apricot taste and the warm sweetness of the pears. Special enough to serve company—and cute, too! —Fran Thomas, Saint James City, Florida
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 2 medium pears, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 teaspoons apricot spreadable fruit
  • 8 thin slices pound cake
  • 4 teaspoons chopped walnuts
  • 4 tablespoons whipped topping


  • In a small skillet, saute pears in butter until tender. Remove from
  • the heat; stir in spreadable fruit.
  • Place cake slices on four dessert dishes; top with pear mixture,
  • walnuts and whipped topping. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 256 calories, 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 81 mg cholesterol, 161 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.