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.
- 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
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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