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4 halves of baked pears topped with maple syrup and whipped cream in a baking dish.

Healthy Baked Pears with Cinnamon

  • Author: Deryn Macey
  • Prep Time: 2 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 27 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

These healthy baked pears can be a sweet and simple snack or a fancy, decadent dessert. Serve them on their own or try them topped with coconut yogurt, nuts and granola.


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Ingredients


Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Using as many pears as you like, slice the pears in half and gently scoop out the seeds using a small cookie scoop or spoon.
  3. Place the pears cut side up on a baking pan or in an oven-proof dish and drizzle each halve pear with 1/2 tsp maple syrup and sprinkle with 1/4 tsp sprinkle cinnamon.
  4. Bake until soft and tender, about 25-30 minutes.
  5. Serve warm with your choice of toppings.

Notes

Topping Ideas: Coconut yogurt, walnuts, hazelnuts, pistachios, granola, dairy-free whipped cream or ice cream, maple syrup, granola, caramelized banana, caramel sauce.

Storing: Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for 2-3 days and enjoyed cold or reheated in the microwave or oven. Try them sliced and served over waffles, pancakes, yogurt or oatmeal.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: half a pear
  • Calories: 63
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 15 g
  • Fiber: 3.5 g
  • Protein: 0.5 g

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