Sweet pears are baked with dried fruit, nuts, and maple syrup, then served with hot cooked cereal for a delicious treat.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Cut pears into halves, leaving stems intact on 4 of the halves. Remove cores. Arrange pears, cut sides up, in a 3-quart baking dish. Top pears with desired dried fruit and walnuts. Drizzle pears with maple syrup. Add the pear nectar or apple juice to the baking dish.

  • Bake, uncovered, in a 350-degree F oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until pears are tender, basting occasionally with the cooking liquid. Serve warm pear halves with hot cereal. Drizzle with any remaining cooking liquid.

Nutrition Facts

213.3 calories; protein 3.3g 7% DV; carbohydrates 45.9g 15% DV; exchange other carbs 3; dietary fiber 4.4g 18% DV; sugars 25.3g; fat 3g 5% DV; saturated fat 0.3g 2% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 447.9IU 9% DV; vitamin c 7.3mg 12% DV; folate 8.6mcg 2% DV; calcium 44mg 4% DV; iron 2.4mg 13% DV; magnesium 37.2mg 13% DV; potassium 195.8mg 6% DV; sodium 285.7mg 11% DV.