TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 can (29 ounces) pear halves
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • Half-and-half cream or additional milk

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 278 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 167mg sodium, 53g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 4g fiber), 6g protein.


  1. Drain pears, reserving 1 cup syrup in a saucepan. Set pears aside. To the syrup, add the milk, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, butter, salt and cinnamon; heat until simmering. Chop all but two pear halves; stir into syrup mixture. Add oats and raisins. Heat until bubbly. Pour into a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish.
  2. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes; stir. Slice remaining pear halves; arrange over top. Sprinkle with remaining brown sugar. Bake 10-15 minutes longer. Serve hot with cream or milk. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pear-Oatmeal Breakfast Pudding in Cookin' Up Country Breakfasts Cookbook 1994, p81

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4food User ID: 3719946 20144
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2010

"Very good and easy to prepare. My kids really enjoyed this breakfast. Can't wait to try variations on the pear/raisin combination."

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