Marjoram-Scented Pears with Gorgonzola

This delicious dessert of roasted pears with gorgonzola is accented with a lightly caramelized honey syrup. Photo credit: Ali Ebright from Gimme Some Oven.

Serves: 8
15 mins Prep time 25 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
25 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Peel, halve and core pears. Hollow out centers with small spoon. Arrange pear halves in 11x7-inch baking dish

  • Bring honey, butter, water and marjoram to boil in small saucepan on medium heat, stirring occasionally. Pour over pears, turning pears to coat

  • Bake 25 minutes or until pears are tender when pierced with knife and honey begins to caramelize, turning pears and basting every 10 minutes

  • Transfer pears, cut-side up, to serving platter or 8 dessert plates. Spoon remaining honey mixture over pears. Spoon cheese into center of each pear just before serving. Serve warm or at room temperature

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 128Calories: 128Cholesterol: 12mg
  • Sodium: 90mgProtein: 1g
  • Total Fat: 4gFiber: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 22g