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Baked cinnamon-sugar pears with walnuts

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    Baked cinnamon-sugar pears with walnuts Gluten Free Low Sodium

    Pears and oats provide a powerful punch of fiber for a healthy digestive system!

    Ingredients

    2 Anjou pears
    3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    3 tablespoons dark brown sugar
    1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
    1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
    1 pinch ground nutmeg
    3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
    2. Cut each pear in half. Remove seeds. Scoop out the center, leaving a hole for filling. Place pears skin-side-down in an 8-by-8-inch pan.
    3. In a small bowl, combine cinnamon and sugar. Stir. Sprinkle a light coating over pears and reserve extra for filling.
    4. In a medium bowl, combine oats, walnuts, nutmeg and reserved cinnamon-sugar mixture. Stir. Add melted butter and stir until well-combined. Spoon filling into center (hole) of pear halves.
    5. Bake 30 to 40 minutes. Serve warm.

    Makes 4 servings

    Recipe contains: milk, tree nuts

    Carb choices per serving: 2

    *Option not included in nutrition facts.

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    Nutrition Facts

    Recipe tip

    You can also use apples instead of pears in this recipe.*