Baked Prickly Pears

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Carianne

I got this at Ajo, Arizona's 150th anniversary. It is credited to Mary Ann Heacock of Colorado Cactophiles. This looks like a delicious desert dessert!

Top Review by krisdecam

I really enjoyed this. It was VERY easy and smelled nice while baking. I will be doing this again! Thank you!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Gather large ripe fruit.
  2. Wash and slit to remove seeds.
  3. Preheat oven to 325- 350 degrees.
  4. Spread fruits in a sigle layer in a buttered 8 inch pan.
  5. Combine sugar, cinnamon, and butter and mix well with fingers.
  6. Add lemon juice and stir well with a spoon.
  7. Sprinkle mixture evenly over fruits.
  8. Bake 30- 35 minutes and serve warm with cream.

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