Roasted pears and vanilla ice cream complete this diabetic-friendly dessert.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees 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

Nutrition Facts

150.3 calories; protein 2.2g 4% DV; carbohydrates 24.4g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 3.5g 14% DV; sugars 14.8g; fat 5.8g 9% DV; saturated fat 2.1g 10% DV; cholesterol 10.2mg 3% DV; vitamin a iu 167.1IU 3% DV; vitamin c 3.8mg 6% DV; folate 7.8mcg 2% DV; calcium 43.7mg 4% DV; iron 0.5mg 3% DV; magnesium 12.9mg 5% DV; potassium 154mg 4% DV; sodium 103.4mg 4% DV; added sugar 2.2g.

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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. Read More