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Baked Perfect Pears with Ricotta and Brie

  • prep time 1 min
  • total time 1 min
  • serves 6
3 Ratings
Baked Perfect Pears with Ricotta and Brie

 

Anna Olson Courtesy of:
Anna Olson Sugar

Bake, Fruit, Cheese, Dessert


Directions for: Baked Perfect Pears with Ricotta and Brie

Ingredients

3 Bosc or Bartlett pears, halved and cored

2 Tbsp butter, melted

⅓ cup all-purpose flour

⅓ cup light brown sugar, packed

¼ cup sugar

½ tsp ground cinnamon

¼ cup ground nutmeg

¼ tsp salt

5 Tbsp unsalted butter, chilled

½ cup regular oats

½ cup chopped pecans

3 oz Brie Cheese

6 Tbsp Ricotta Cheese

3 Tbsp honey

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375 °F. Place a pear half, flat-side up, into a baking dish and place on a baking tray. Brush pears with melted butter.

2. Pulse flour, brown sugar, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt to combine. Pulse in butter until a rough, crumbly texture. Pulse in oats and nuts just to combine. Pack crisp topping evenly over each pear and bake for 25 to 35 minutes, until pears yield when poked with a tester.

3. Slice pears and fan out in a baking dish and brush with butter. Sprinkle crisp topping our pears and bake for 20 minutes.

4. Slice a strip of brie and lay over baked pear and return to oven for 2 minutes. Spoon 1 tbsp of ricotta on top of the brie and drizzle with a little honey and serve.

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