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Maple Pears

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.


4 servings

These buttery baked pears enjoy round-the-clock popularity. They bring ease and elegance to dessert or breakfast. —Amelia Ginett, Sodus, New York


  • 3 medium pears, peeled and cubed
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 tablespoons toasted wheat germ
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups vanilla yogurt
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons maple syrup


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Transfer to a greased 1-qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until pears are tender.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the topping ingredients. Serve with warm pears.

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