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Recipe by Southern Living February 2008

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Credit: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Buffy Hargett

Recipe Summary

bake:
30 mins
cook:
3 mins
total:
53 mins
prep:
20 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°. Place slivered almonds in a shallow pan, and bake 4 to 5 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring after 2 minutes. Increase oven temperature to 375°.

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  • Peel pears, and cut 1 inch off stem end. Remove core from stem end, and scoop out about 2 Tbsp. pulp from top of each pear, using a small spoon, to form a cup. Cut about 1/4 inch from bottom of pears, forming a flat base. Place pears in an 11- x 7-inch baking dish.

  • Combine honey and lemon juice in a small saucepan. Heat over medium low heat until warm. Stir in toasted almonds and cranberries.

  • Spoon honey mixture into pears. Pour orange juice into baking dish.

  • Bake, covered with aluminum foil, at 375° for 15 minutes. Uncover and bake 10 more minutes. Sprinkle each pear with 1 Tbsp. Oatmeal Streusel Topping.

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