Caramel Baked Pears

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Servings: 2
READY IN
1hr 5mins
Ingredients
  • 1⁄3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1⁄4 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons margarine
  • 2 medium firm ripe pears (about 1 lb)
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons slice almonds, toasted
Directions
  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a small saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil, and cook 3 minutes or until slightly thick.
  • Remove pan from heat; set carmel mixture aside.
  • Peel and core pears; cut pears in half lenghtwise.
  • Arrange pear halves, cut side up, in an 8 inch square baking dish; drizzle caramel mixture over pears.
  • Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.
  • Uncover and bake an additional 25 minutes or until tender.
  • Place 2 pear halves in each of 2 dessert dishes; spoon caramel mixture evenly over pears.
  • Top each serving with 1 tbls yogurt and 1 tsp almonds.
 

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