dessert

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.
15m
PREP TIME
25m
COOK TIME
128
CALORIES
6
INGREDIENTS

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Ingredients 8 Servings

INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1 Preheat oven to 400°F. Peel, halve and core pears. Hollow out centers with small spoon. Arrange pear halves in 11x7-inch baking dish
  • 2 Bring honey, butter, water and marjoram to boil in small saucepan on medium heat, stirring occasionally. Pour over pears, turning pears to coat
  • 3 Bake 25 minutes or until pears are tender when pierced with knife and honey begins to caramelize, turning pears and basting every 10 minutes
  • 4 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

(per Serving)