Total Time
35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 medium pears, peeled,halved,and cored
  • 13 cup dry sherry
  • 1 12 cups water
  • 2 14 ounces slivered almonds, toasted and finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 18 teaspoon almond extract

Directions

  1. Place pear halves, cut side down, in a 12 x 8 x 2-inch baking dish.
  2. Combine sherry and water; pour over pears.
  3. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
  4. Turn pear halves over.
  5. Combine almonds, sugar, and almond extract; stir well, and spoon equal amounts into cavity of each pear.
  6. Bake uncovered, 5 additional minutes; serve warm.

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