Baked Pears with Cranberry Hazelnut Filling
Author: Epicurus.com Kitchens
Ingredients
  • 4 pears; peeled, halved, and cored
  • 2 Cups fresh cranberries; chopped
  • 4 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1 Cup hazelnuts; chopped
Instructions
  1. Place pears cut-side up in baking dish.
  2. Combine cranberries, sugar and hazelnuts.
  3. Place 2 tablespoons filling in each pear half.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees until tender and bubbly, about 30 minutes.
Calories: 156 Fat: 5g Sugar: 1mg Fiber: 1.73g Protein: 1g Cholesterol: 0
Notes
We used underripe Comice pears here (the round, greenish-yellow variety), which held their shape during cooking and produced a nice buttery flavor. Other good winter pears for baking include the Anjou, Bosc and Nelis varieties.

This recipe yields 8 servings.
Recipe by Epicurus.com Recipes at https://www.epicurus.com/food/recipes/baked-pears-with-cranberry-hazelnut-filling/4757/