Baked Perfect Pears with Ricotta and Brie

  • serves 6


3 Ratings
Directions for: Baked Perfect Pears with Ricotta and Brie


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


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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