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Baked Pears with Gingersnap Crumbs

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Bathed in honey-lemon syrup, baked pears are a comfort on a chilly night.



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Baked Pears with Gingersnap Crumbs

Makes: 4 servings

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Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Whisk together honey, lemon juice and ginger in a small bowl.
  2. Place pears, cut-side up, in a shallow 1-quart baking dish. Pour the honey syrup over the pears and sprinkle with gingersnaps. Bake for 10 minutes, baste with the syrup, then continue baking until the pears are tender when pierced with a skewer and the syrup has thickened, 10 to 15 minutes longer. Serve warm or at room temperature, with the sauce spooned over the pears.

Nutrition

Per serving: 194 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 50 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 5 g fiber; 49 mg sodium; 255 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (23% daily value).

Carbohydrate Servings: 3

Exchanges: 2 fruit, 1 1/2 other carbohydrate


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Recipe Categories

Type of Dish
Desserts, fruit
Ethnic/Regional
American
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
45 minutes or less
Servings
4
Preparation/ Technique
Bake
Meal/Course
Brunch
Dessert
Season
Spring
Fall
Winter
Holiday
Mother's Day
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