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Broiled Pear Dessert

This sweet finale, from Karen Jurack of North Riverside, Illinois, is the perfect solution for pears that aren’t quite ripe. For a real treat, top it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium ripe pears, halved and cored
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped almonds
  • 1 tablespoon cold butter

Directions

  • Brush pears with lemon juice; place on a broiler pan, cut side up.
  • In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and almonds; cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over pears. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until topping is golden brown.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 222 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 55mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 6g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • Diane
    Sep 2, 2017

    Super easy and wow! It brings out the sweetness in the pears. Small scoop of vanilla ice cream on top is heaven!