Amy Kalyn Sims
Yield
Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 pear half with 1 tablespoon vanilla frozen yogurt and about 1 1/2 tablespoons juice)

Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 6 minutes; Standing time: 5 minutes.

How to Make It

Step 1

Peel pears; cut in half lengthwise. Use a melon baller or grapefruit spoon to remove core and seeds, creating a hollow.

Step 2

Place pear halves, with cut sides up, in a glass pie plate. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle evenly over pears.

Step 3

Combine cranberries and granola; mound into hollows of the pear halves. Pour the apple juice in and around pear halves. Cover dish loosely with wax paper.

Step 4

Cook in microwave on HIGH 6-8 minutes or until the pears are tender when pierced with a knife. Let stand in the dish 5 minutes. Use a large slotted spoon to transfer the pears to serving plates.

Step 5

Drizzle juices from pie plate over pears and serve with frozen yogurt.

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