Notes: Arlene Moorehead serves warm baked pears to start breakfast. If making up to 1 day ahead, complete through step 2, then cover and chill; uncover to continue.Prep and cook time: About 35 minutes

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Makes 10 servings


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  • In a 9- by 13-inch casserole, mix sugar, cinnamon, mace, and cloves and spread evenly.

  • Rinse pears, cut in half lengthwise, core, and stem. Lay pears, cut side down, in a single layer on sugar mixture. Dot with butter and pour orange juice evenly over fruit.

  • Bake in a 350° oven until sauce is bubbling and pears are hot, about 20 minutes.

  • Transfer pears to shallow bowls and spoon sauce over them. Top each portion with a dollop of yogurt and a dusting of nutmeg.


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Nutrition Facts

210 calories; calories from fat 23%; protein 3.1g; fat 5.3g; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 40g; fiber 3.2g; sodium 85mg; cholesterol 14mg.