Total Time
50mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is a classy dessert to serve company, family if they have been good!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Combine the maple syrup, sugar, butter, vanilla and cinnamon in a medium saucepan.
  3. Over medium heat cook the syrup, stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved.
  4. Set aside.
  5. Peel the pears, cut in half lengthwise and core.
  6. Place in a 3 quart baking dish.
  7. Pour on the syrup, turning pears to coat.
  8. Bake in the pre heated oven for 20-25 minutes or until pears are just soft.
  9. Turn the pears a few times to coat and remove to a baking sheet.
  10. Add a little water to thin the syrup and set aside.
  11. Place one slice of cheese on each pear half.
  12. Combine the 1/4 cup coconut with the brown sugar and butter.
  13. Mix well.
  14. Sprinkle on top of pears and cheese.
  15. Broil until the cheese is melted and the topping is a nice golden brown.
  16. Place two halves on a dessert plate and drizzle syrup on top.
  17. Repeat with the remaining halves.
  18. Serve warm.
Most Helpful

This is truly a delicacy. Not everyone in my family liked it, but that's how most delicacies are. If you have an appreciation for good recipies, this is one of them.

Steve Bahr May 13, 2003