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

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

45 mins
15 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • 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

1 pear half, 2 tablespoons oat mixture + 2 tablespoons ice cream
150 calories; protein 2.2g; carbohydrates 24.4g; dietary fiber 3.5g; sugars 14.8g; fat 5.8g; saturated fat 2.1g; cholesterol 10.2mg; vitamin a iu 167.1IU; vitamin c 3.8mg; folate 7.8mcg; calcium 43.7mg; iron 0.5mg; magnesium 12.9mg; potassium 154mg; sodium 103.4mg; added sugar 2.2g.

1/2 fruit, 1/2 starch, 1/2 other carb