6 md Pears; peeled, halved and
1 1/2 c Water
1/3 c White grape juice
1/2 c Finely chopped toasted
2 tb Brown sugar
1/8 ts Almond extract
Place pears, cut side down, in an ungreased 13-in.x 9-in. x 2-in. baking
dish. Combine water and grape juice; pour over pears. Cover and bake at 350
degrees for 35 to 45 minutes or until tender. Turn the pears over. Combine
almonds, sugar and extract; mix well. Spoon into pear cavities. Bake,
uncovered, for 5 minutes. Serve warm. Yield: 6 servings.
NOTES : "Pears make a comforting side dish in this special recipe shared by
Margaret Allen of Abingdon, Virginia. 'We enjoy this hot fruit with a ham
dinner,' she says."
Recipe by: Taste of Home, August/September, 1997
Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #837 by NGavlak@aol.com on Oct 11, 1997