Maple-Glazed Pears and Cereal

Maple-Glazed Pears and Cereal

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

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

Ingredients 8 servings

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  • 4 medium ripe pears, peeled if desired
  • ¾ cup desired dried fruit, such as dried cranberries, cherries, apricots or raisins
  • 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • ¾ cup pear nectar or apple juice
  • 3 cups cooked multigrain cereal


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  1. 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.
  2. 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 information

  • Serving size: 1 pear half and about ⅓ cup cereal
  • Per serving: 213 calories; 3 g fat(0 g sat); 4 g fiber; 46 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 9 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 25 g sugars; 448 IU vitamin A; 7 mg vitamin C; 44 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 286 mg sodium; 196 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 3
  • Exchanges: 2 fruit, 1 starch

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