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.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

20 mins
35 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup
202 calories; protein 6.9g; carbohydrates 23.4g; dietary fiber 3.8g; sugars 11.7g; fat 9.5g; saturated fat 5.3g; cholesterol 24mg; vitamin a iu 301.4IU; vitamin c 3.6mg; folate 3.8mcg; calcium 172.2mg; iron 0.8mg; magnesium 26.2mg; potassium 159.8mg; sodium 164.5mg.

1 fruit, 1 high-fat protein, 1/2 starch