Baked Pears with Maple Greek Yogurt and Granola

By February 12, 2011Uncategorized

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Modified from recipe found in Snack Attack Group

2 firm pears (Bartlett or Anjou)
1/2 cup apple juice
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon honey
16 ounce container plain Greek yogurt
4 tablespoons maple syrup
1/2 cup granola
2 tablespoons chopped walnuts

Preheat the oven to 375°F.Cut the pears in half lengthwise, and remove cores with a spoon. Place in an 8×8-inch baking pan, cut-sides down.Pour apple juice and water over pears, and drizzle with honey. Cover pan loosely with foil and bake about 35 minutes or until tender.When pears are done, pour the leftover baking liquid into a small saucepan and reduce over medium heat until about 1/4 cup of syrup remains; set aside to cool.Open the container of Greek yogurt and stir in the maple syrup. Divide yogurt into four bowls. Place a half of the warm pear in each bowl, cut side up. Top with granola and walnuts, and drizzle with syrup you set aside.  Makes four servings.

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