After a filling meal, this elegant little dessert hits the spot...and it's a snap to fix! Patricia Olson from Germantown, Maryland serves a warm pear with a few simple ingredients. "For a lighter dessert, substitute vanilla yogurt for the whipped topping," she suggests.
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1 medium firm pear
- 1/4 cup whipped topping
- 3 tablespoons raisins
- 2 tablespoons chopped pecans, toasted
- Peel the top third of the pear; core from the bottom, leaving stem intact. Place on a microwave-safe plate; cover and cook on high for 2-3 minutes or until tender. Immediately transfer to a serving plate. Serve warm with whipped topping, raisins and pecans. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Autumn Pear Dessert in Taste of Home August/September 2003, p15