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Baked Cinnamon Pears

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Ingredients
  Red european pears/Yellow european pears 6 Medium
  Lemon juice 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 5 Tablespoon, softened
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), firmly packed
  Raisins 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon, ground
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon, ground
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Core pears, then pare off a 1/2-inch-wide strip of peel around stem end.
Set pears upright in a 9-inch square baking dish.
Sprinkle with lemon juice.
Thoroughly mix butter, sugar, raisins, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
Divide mixture evenly among pear centers, packing in lightly.
Distribute any remaining mixture in clumps in bottom of dish.
Pour water into dish and cover tightly with foil.
Bake in a 400° oven until pears are tender when pierced (35 to 45 minutes).
Serve warm; spoon any sauce remaining in baking dish over pears.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Pear
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes

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