Maple-Glazed Pears and Cereal

Maple-Glazed Pears and Cereal

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep 15 mins
  • Bake 20 mins to 25 mins
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 46


  • 4 medium ripe pears, peeled if desired
  • 3/4 cup desired dried fruit, such as dried cranberries, cherries, apricots, or raisins
  • 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup pear nectar or apple juice
  • 3 cups cooked multigrain cereal


  1. Cut pears into halves, leaving stems intact on 4 of the halves. Remove cores. Arrange pears, cut sides up, in a 3-quart baking dish. Top pears with desired dried fruit and walnuts. Drizzle pears with maple syrup. Add the pear nectar or apple juice to the baking dish.
  2. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until pears are tender, basting occasionally with the cooking liquid. Serve warm pear halves with hot cereal. Drizzle with any remaining cooking liquid. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 8
PER SERVING: 213 cal., 3 g total fat 286 mg sodium, 46 g carb. (4 g fiber, 25 g sugars), 3 g pro.

Diabetic Exchanges

Starch (d.e): 1; Fruit (d.e): 2