Cinnamon-Roasted Pears With Dried Cherries and Caramel Sauce Recipe

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Cinnamon-Roasted Pears With Dried Cherries and Caramel Sauce
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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Put cherries in small bowl.
  3. Heat orange liqueur almost to boiling.
  4. Pour hot liqueur over cherries.
  5. Set aside until liquid is absorbed.
  6. In a small saucepan over low heat, melt butter.
  7. Stir in cinnamon.
  8. Arrange pears in an ungreased 13-inch x 9-inch baking dish, cut-side-up.
  9. Brush pears with some of the cinnamon butter.
  10. Spoon some softened cherries into each pear half.
  11. Bake pears, uncovered, 30 to 35 minutes, or until fork-tender, brushing occasionally with cinnamon butter.
  12. (Can be made up to 1 day ahead to this point if covered and refrigerated,before serving, bake at 325°F 15 minutes, or until heated through).
  13. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine sugars, corn syrup, cream, and salt.
  14. Heat to boiling, reduce heat to low, and cook until mixture reaches 238°F* on a candy thermometer or until it forms a soft ball when a small amount is dropped into cold water.
  15. (Can be made up to 1 week ahead to this point if covered and refrigerated, warm over low heat before serving).
  16. To serve, spoon some warm caramel sauce onto a small plate.
  17. Arrange 2 pear halves on top of sauce and drizzle with a bit more sauce.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 938.61 Kcal (3930 kJ)
Calories from fat 317.74 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35.3g 54%
Cholesterol 72.12mg 24%
Sodium 102.04mg 4%
Potassium 451.71mg 10%
Total Carbs 133.07g 44%
Sugars 52.55g 210%
Dietary Fiber 8.91g 36%
Protein 24.27g 49%
Vitamin C 6.6mg 11%
Vitamin A 1.6mg 54%
Iron 3.5mg 20%
Calcium 320.1mg 32%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 340.22 Kcal (1424 kJ)
Calories from fat 115.17 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.8g 54%
Cholesterol 26.14mg 24%
Sodium 36.99mg 4%
Potassium 163.73mg 10%
Total Carbs 48.23g 44%
Sugars 19.05g 210%
Dietary Fiber 3.23g 36%
Protein 8.8g 49%
Vitamin C 2.4mg 11%
Vitamin A 0.6mg 54%
Iron 1.3mg 20%
Calcium 116mg 32%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 20.9
  • 25

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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