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

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.

What You'll Need

  • 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

How to Make It

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.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
201 Calories
5g Fat
42g Carbs
1g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)