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Caramel Coconut Pecan Baked Pears

These delicious baked pears will warm you from top to bottom, and can be eaten as a healthy snack, or treated as a decadent dessert with the addition of a generous caramel drizzle and a scoop of your favorite ice cream.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword baked pears
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 193kcal
Author Erica

Ingredients

  • 4 bosc pears halved & seeded
  • 3 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon coconut chips
  • 2-3 tablespoons honey
  • Ground cinnamon to taste
  • Ground ginger to taste
  • Caramel sauce for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Rinse and half each pear and, using a teaspoon, scoop out the seeded section. Place pears on baking sheet.
  • Combine pecans and coconut chips in a small bowl and stir until combined.
  • Fill scooped section of each pear half with coconut-pecan mixture, then drizzle with desired amount of honey.
  • Sprinkle on cinnamon and ginger.
  • Bake pears for 25 minutes, or until they are easily pierced with a fork.
  • Serve with Greek yogurt for a healthy dessert, or with caramel sauce drizzle and a scoop of ice cream for a more indulgent treat.

Nutrition

Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 237mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 7.7mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 0.5mg