Looking for a fruit dessert? Then check out these crunchy pears that are ready in an hour.
firm ripe large pears
cup orange juice
cup peach or apricot preserves
cup vanilla wafer crumbs
cup finely chopped almonds
container (6 oz) orange low-fat yogurt (2/3 cup)
Ground cinnamon, if desired
Move oven rack to lowest position. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch glass pie plate with cooking spray. Carefully peel pears, leaving stems attached; place on large plate. In small bowl, mix orange juice and preserves; brush evenly over pears.
In another small bowl, mix wafer crumbs and almonds. Sprinkle crumb mixture evenly over pears; press in gently. Stand pears upright in pie plate. Mix yogurt and remaining preserves mixture from plate; refrigerate.
Bake pears 35 to 45 minutes or until tender when pierced with fork (baking time may vary due to size of pears). Serve warm with yogurt sauce; sprinkle with cinnamon.
Pears are high in fiber, so they make a good choice for a snack or dessert.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.