Posts Tagged ‘pears’

1/2 pear with yogurt topping & prickly pear syrup (serves 1-2)

February 5th, 2010 by tucsonbb

B&B Recipes: Pear with Prickly Pear Syrup

  • 1 bartlett pear
  • About 1/2 -1 cup granola of your choice
  • About 1 cup vanilla flavored yogurt
  • About 1/3 cup prickly pear syrup (Cheri’s Desert Harvest)
  • Mint leaf for garnish

Directions: Slice pear in half lengthwise. Cut off stem and crown at other end. Scoop out a shallow area along with seeds and core, Fill scooped out area with granola. Bake at 300 degrees for about 30-40 minutes or until a fork enters the pear easily. Place on small serving plate, top with vanilla yogurt, and drizzle with chilled prickly pear syrup. Garnish with mint leaf at the side.

Raisin & Pecan Stuffed Pears (4 servings)

February 5th, 2010 by tucsonbb

B&B Recipes: Raisin & Pecan Stuffed Pears

  • 4 Bartlett pears, ripe & firm
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 3 tbs. finely chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 2 1/2 tbs. sugar
  • 1 tbs. lemon juice
  1. Preheat the over to 350 degrees.
  2. Core pears from the bottom, leaving the stems intact.
  3. If a pear isn’t flat, cut a thin slice off the bottom.
  4. Combine raisins, nuts, sugar, & lemon juice in small bowl & mix.
  5. Fill the cavity of each pear, dividing the raisin mix equally.
  6. Place pears upright in a deep baking dish.
  7. Mix the water & corn syrup & pour over pears.
  8. Cover dish with foil & bake for about 1 hour until the pears are easily pierced with a fork.(time will depend on the ripeness of the fruit, so check every 15 minutes)
  9. Serve upright on a place or in a fruit dish and drizzle the sauce in the baking pan over the top of each pear.
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