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Healthy Baked Pears

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Ingredients
  Bartlett pears 2 (Fresh)
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Raisins 1 Tablespoon
  Grated orange peel 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon
  Water 1⁄5 Cup (3.2 tbs)
  Allspice 1 Dash
  Cinnamon 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

Cut pears in half lengthwise.
Pierce inside of pear halves with fork.
Arrange cut side up in 8 x 8-in baking dish.
In 2-cup measure combine orange juice, raisins, orange peel, cornstarch, water, allspice and cinnamon.
Microwave at High 1 to 3 minutes, or until thickened, stirring once or twice.
Pour glaze over pear halves.
Cover with wax paper.
Microwave at High 4 to 6 minutes, or until tender, rearranging and basting with glaze once during cooking.
Let stand 5 minutes.
Serve warm with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Pear

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