Grilled Cinnamon and Brown Sugar Pears

Grilled pears
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  • Total: 35 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: Serves 5 to 7
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
201 Calories
5g Fat
42g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Serves 5 to 7
Amount per serving
Calories 201
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 5mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Protein 1g
Calcium 30mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a great dessert to serve up after a nice holiday meal. You can serve these pears with sauce alone or add a nice scoop of vanilla ice cream.


  • 5-7 ripe pears
  • 3 tablespoons/45 mL butter, unsalted
  • 3 tablespoons/45 mL apple or pear juice
  • 3 tablespoons/45 mL brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon/1.25 mL powdered ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon/1.25 mL ground cloves

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.
  2. Place all ingredients, except pears, in a small saucepan. Simmer until butter and brown sugar has melted together. Preheat grill for medium heat. Peel and core pears making sure to leave stems on. Stand pears upright in a skillet and place on grill. Cool for 15-20 minutes over direct medium heat, while continually basting throughout the cooking process. Remove from heat and serve with glaze on top.