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Pears Baked in Amaretto Cream

Sherry Lynn

"Butter, sugar, amaretto, and a bit of cream are all you need to turn pears into a warm and comforting dessert."
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35 m servings 253 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Grease a 9-inch baking dish with 1 tablespoon butter. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon sugar into buttered dish.
  3. Rub remaining butter onto cut sides of pear halves. Arrange pears into the prepared baking dish with the cut sides down. Sprinkle remaining sugar over the pears.
  4. Stir cream and amaretto together in a bowl.
  5. Bake pears in preheated oven for 10 minutes. Pour cream mixture over the pears and continue baking until the pears are tender, about 15 minutes more.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Amaretto can be added to cream sauce after baking, if preferred.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 253 calories; 16.9 g fat; 25.1 g carbohydrates; 1.1 g protein; 56 mg cholesterol; 54 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was so incredibly delicious! I used F/F !/2 and 1/2 but otherwise followed the recipe. It made a lot of luscious sauce. So next time I would either add one or two more pears or for two p...

This is a very easy and luscious dessert. Next time I would add a little additional sugar and increase the baking time.

Best I have ever tried!