Nutrition per serving may change if servings are adjusted.
2 medium red pears, halved lengthwise
2 teaspoons butter, melted
¼ teaspoon vanilla
¼ cup regular rolled oats
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped pecans
1 tablespoon packed brown sugar (see Tips)
⅛ teaspoon salt
⅛ teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ cup light vanilla ice cream
Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a 15x10-inch baking pan with parchment paper. Brush cut sides of pears with 1 teaspoon of the butter. Place, cut sides down, in one side of prepared pan. Roast 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl stir together remaining 1 teaspoon butter and vanilla. Stir in oats, pecans, brown sugar, salt and cinnamon. Place in pan next to pears.
Roast 8 to 10 minutes more or until pears are tender and oat mixture is golden, stirring oat mixture once. Cool slightly. Serve pears and oat mixture with ice cream.
Tips: If using a sugar substitute, choose Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend. Follow package directions to use 1 Tbsp. equivalent. Roast pears 18 to 20 minutes. Then add oat mixture to pan and roast 5 minutes more. Nutrition per serving with substitute, same as below, except: 149 calories, 14 g sugars
150 calories;6 g fat(2 g sat); 3 g fiber; 24 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 8 mcg folate; 10 mg cholesterol; 15 g sugars; 2 g added sugars; 167 IU vitamin A; 4 mg vitamin C; 44 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 103 mg sodium; 154 mg potassium
I have made this a couple of times with Bartlett pears and walnuts and once exactly the same as the recipe. I really enjoyed it and it smells devine when it's baking. What a nice treat! Thanks for the recipie.