In this 35-minute recipe, sweet pears and savory Cheddar cheese are topped with a buttery brown sugar- and cinnamon-oat topping. Whether you serve it for breakfast, a snack, or dessert, we know it will be a hit with your family.
Nutrition per serving may change if servings are adjusted.
2 ripe pears, cored and thinly sliced
3 ounces Cheddar cheese, thinly sliced
½ cup quick-cooking rolled oats
1 tablespoon packed brown sugar (see Tip)
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 teaspoons light butter with canola oil, melted
Preheat oven to 400°F. Place four 8- to 10-ounce individual casseroles or baking dishes on a baking sheet. Divide pear and Cheddar among the baking dishes, arranging the slices alternately and cutting to fit as needed.
Combine rolled oats, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a small bowl. Stir in melted butter until combined. Sprinkle over the pear-cheese mixture.
Bake for about 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Serve warm.
Tip: If using a sugar substitute, we recommend Splenda Brown Sugar Blend or Sugar Twin Granulated Brown. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1 tablespoon brown sugar. Nutrition Per Serving with Substitute: same as below, except 196 calories, 22 g carbohydrate, 10 g total sugar.