Baked Pears with Toasted Almonds and Cranberries

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Recipe by Charna Sheinfeld, Nutrition Intern


2 large ripe pears (comice or D’anjou)
1 teaspoon honey
4 tablespoons slivered almonds
2 tablespoons dried cranberries


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Roast slivered almonds for 5-7 minutes until golden brown.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare pears: cut each pear in half and remove the core.
  4. Brush each pear half with 1/4 teaspoon honey.
  5. Place 1 tablespoon toasted slivered almonds and 1/2 teaspoon dried cranberries on each pear half and inside the hollowed out core.
  6. Sprinkle with cinnamon as desired.
  7. Bake for 30-35 minutes in preheated oven until the pears are soft.
  8. Serve warm.

Serving Size: 1/2 pear
Yield: 4 servings
Nutrition Facts: 

Calories: 100
Total Fat:  3.5 gm
Saturated Fat: 0 gm
Monounsaturated Fat: 2 gm
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0 gm
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Protein: 2 gm
Carbohydrate: 19 gm
Dietary Fiber: 4 gm
Sodium: 0 mg

Bonnie R. Giller, MS, RD, CDN, CDE  • BRG Dietetics & Nutrition, P.C. • (516) 486-4569

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