Roasted pears and vanilla ice cream complete this diabetic-friendly dessert. 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 calories; 5.8 g total fat; 2.1 g saturated fat; 10 mg cholesterol; 103 mg sodium. 154 mg potassium; 24.4 g carbohydrates; 3.5 g fiber; 15 g sugar; 2.2 g protein; 167 IU vitamin a iu; 4 mg vitamin c; 8 mcg folate; 44 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 13 mg magnesium; 2 g added sugar;

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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