Baked Cinnamon Pears

January 4, 2013 at 9:55 am 2 comments

Still craving sweets after the holidays?  This delicious and easy baked cinnamon pear recipe will satisfy your sweet tooth without breaking the calorie bank!

pear halved

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon margarine spread (such as Smart Balance)
  • ½  teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons artificial brown sugar blend (such as Splenda)
  • 2 medium pears, cored and sliced in half
  • 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts
  • ¼ cup water

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl combine margarine, cinnamon and brown sugar. Add walnuts and mix.
  3. Arrange the pears cut side up in an 8-inch square glass baking dish. Pour ¼ cup water in bottom of pan.
  4. Divide the brown sugar mixture evenly among the pear halves and place in middle of pears.
  5. Bake until the pears are tender and beginning to brown, about 45 minutes.

Nutrition Information per Serving (1/2 Pear):

  • Calories 100
  • Carbohydrates 19 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Fat 3.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber 3 g
  • Sodium 25 mg

*Recipe adapted from American Diabetes Association: http://www.Diabetes.org*

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Kathy J  |  January 4, 2013 at 3:40 pm

    Reblogged this on What Do You Mean I Can't Eat Red Vines? and commented:
    This looks so yummy! I’m not supposed to have walnuts with my thyroid meds though 😦

    Reply
  • 2. Jonathan Caswell  |  January 4, 2013 at 9:08 pm

    Yum–my wife and I will have to try this! Have some diabetic and food-related poetry! bythemightymumford.wordpress.com

    Reply

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