Simple baked pears with walnut oat crumble is delicious with vanilla ice cream for an easy yet elegant dessert or topped with greek yogurt for breakfast.
Baked pears with walnut oat crumble is my twist to the popular stuffed baked apples or baked mangoes recipe.
- Easy to make
- Makes a great breakfast, snack or dessert
- Healthyish, since it begins with a fruit 🙂
- Kid friendly
- Simple yet elegant for guests
The team players include:
All basic pantry ingredients and totally customizable with any type of nut you have on hand (sliced almond / pecans) or just all oats.
How to make stuffed baked pears?
Step-1: Stir together all filling ingredients
Step-2: Cut pears in half, scoop out the seeds and some flesh to make a cavity.
Step-3: Stuff the filling
Done and DONE
How to serve baked pears with walnut oat streusel ?
- Top with vanilla ice cream
- With sweetened greek yogurt
- Or whipped cream
- Just simple - eat as is
Tips and tricks in making a great stuffed baked pear
- Pear - I used Barlett variety. Select ripe but firm fruits
- Use sliced almonds or pecans instead of walnuts
- Make it nut free - use all oats
Baked Pears with Walnut Oat Crumble
- 2 pears, medium-large (ripe yet firm)
- ½ cup golden brown sugar (not packed)
- ¼ cup chopped walnuts
- ¼ cup old fashioned oats
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 4 tablespoons butter, room temperature
To serve (optional)
- vanilla ice cream
- sweetened greek yogurt (refer notes)
- Pre heat oven to 375° F and have a medium size baking pan ( choose any baking pan that will fit 4 pear halves in a single layer without having too much of empty space)
Make Walnut Oat Crumble
- Stir brown sugar, walnuts, oats, cinnamon and salt together in a medium bowl. Add butter and mix with your fingertips , until combined.
- Cut the pears in half and using a small ice cream scoop out the seeds along with some of the flesh (to make space for the stuffing).
- Pour 5 tablespoons to 6 tablespoons water into the baking pan. Place pear halves, cut side up. Spoon walnut oat crumble into the middle cavity.
- Bake for 35 to 45 minutes (depending on the size, refer notes), until pears have softened.
- Remove from oven and let cool until warm.
- Remove pears onto a serving plate and spoon the sauce from the bottom of the pan (give a good stir before using) on top of the pears.
Top with vanilla ice cream for dessert or sweetened greek yogurt for breakfast.
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Kelly @ Kelly Lynns Sweets and Treats
What an easy dessert to make!! And they look so pretty too. Definitely need to makes these for dessert one night!
Katherine | Love In My Oven
Baked pears are always a showstopping dessert! So simple yet delicious. I am definitely making these asap!