Baked Pears

This recipe may not sound like much, but it can be the perfect finish after a hearty meal when all you want is something small and sweet.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 6 pears, peeled
  • 4 Tbsp. sugar
  • 3 cups nonfat vanilla frozen yogurt


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Place lemon juice in a 2-quart baking dish and add just enough water to cover the bottom. Cut pears in half, remove cores, and place pears in baking dish, cut-side down. Cover and bake until pears are tender when pierced with a knife, 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle each pear with 2 teaspoons sugar. Bake, uncovered, for 10 minutes longer to glaze. Serve warm or chilled, layered with frozen yogurt.