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Pears Baked in Amaretto Cream


Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter, softened and divided

2 tablespoons butter, softened and divided

2 tablespoons white sugar, divided

2 tablespoons white sugar, divided

2 Bosc pears, halved and cored

2 Bosc pears, halved and cored

½ cup heavy whipping cream

½ cup heavy whipping cream

1 tablespoon amaretto liqueur

1 tablespoon amaretto liqueur

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

Grease a 9-inch baking dish with 1 tablespoon butter. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon sugar into buttered dish.

Grease a 9-inch baking dish with 1 tablespoon butter. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon sugar into buttered dish.

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.

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.

Stir cream and amaretto together in a bowl.

Stir cream and amaretto together in a bowl.

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.

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)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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