Simple Roasted Pears

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Elisabetta47

These are perfect for those diet times when you want something that feels like dessert.

Top Review by Debbwl

Could not get bosc pears so used a French Silk pears which worked out perfectly and were so cream and silky that each bite was a sheer delight. The pumpkin pie spice and slivered almonds offered a wonderful contrast to the sweet silky French Silk pears. Thanks so much for the post.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 bosc pears, large, halved and cored
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • spice island pumpkin pie spice (or any combo of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, etc.)
  • 14 cup almonds, slivered, toasted


  1. Lightly grease 8 half-pear shapes on a baking sheet.
  2. Sprinkle Pumpkin Pie Spice liberally over the buttered areas.
  3. Place each cored, UNPEELED pear half on each greased spot.
  4. Bake at 350° (180°C) for 20-30 minutes, until the pears are oozing and a fork goes in easily.
  5. Cool on the pan.
  6. Serve warm with cut sides up, sprinkled with the slivered, toasted almonds.

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