Almond-Stuffed Pears

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"Pears make a comforting side dish in this special recipe shared by Margaret Allen of Abingdon, Virginia. 'We enjoy this hot fruit with a ham dinner,' she says."

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  • add   1/3 cup white grape juice
  • add   1 1/2 cups water
  • add   2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • add   1/8 teaspoon almond extract
  • add   6 medium pears, peeled, halved, and cored
  • add   1/2 cup finely chopped toasted almonds


  1. Place pears, cut side down, in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in baking dish. Combine water and grape juice; pour over pears. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 35-45 minutes or until tender. Turn the pears over. Combine almonds, sugar and extract; mix well. Spoon into pear cavities. Bake, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Serve warm.

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