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Pears baked in Apricot, Orange, and Honey

  • 4 not-quite-ripe pears, peeled, cored, and halved
  • 1/3 cup apricot jam
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 Tablespoon of Cranberry honey
  • Topping of your choice

Place the pears, cut side down, in a 9 X 13 baking dish. Mix apricot jam, orange juice and honey and pour over the pears. Cover the baking dish tightly with foil. Bake at 350 degrees for 60 minutes or until the pears are very tender.

Serve a pear half topped with the pan syrup or with any of the following suggestions:
A dollop of sour cream and raspberry syrup.
Vanilla yogurt and pomegranate seeds
Whole berry cranberry sauce
Chai caramel sauce and granola