Baked Bosc Pears on the Half Shell

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Baked Bosc Pears on the Half Shell
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Ingredients

  • 3 Fresh Northwest Bosc Pears
  • Choice of Fillings
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Preparation

Preparation

1 Halve and core pears; fill centers with desired filling. Combine remaining ingredients; bring to boil and pour over pears.

2 Bake at 350 degrees F. 45 minutes or until tender; baste frequently with syrup.

3 Raisin Filling

4 Combine 1/4 cup raisins and 2 tablespoons chopped nuts.

5 Date Filling

6 Combine 1/3 cup snipped dates, 2 tablespoons chopped nuts and 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel.

7 Mincemeat Filling

8 Combine 1/2 cup prepared mincemeat with 1 tablespoon spoon rum or brandy.

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