Grilled Cinnamon and Brown Sugar Pears

Grilled pears
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  • 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)
Calories 201
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Unsaturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 13 mg
Sodium 5 mg
Carbohydrates 42 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Protein 1 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)