Baked Pears with White Chocolate Cider Caramel

Baked Pears with White Chocolate Cider Caramel

Yield: 4
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes

Ingredients:

For the Pears

  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 ripe pears

For the Caramel

  • ¼ cup + 2 Tablespoons Bake Believe ® White Chocolate Baking Chips
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 Tablespoons apple cider vingar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon monkfruit-erythritol sweetener, granulated
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. To make the pears: In a small bowl, whisk melted butter and cinnamon.
  3. Cut pears in half, root to stem. Discard seeds. Brush on all sides with cinnamon butter. Place in a baking dish with 1 sprig of rosemary. Top with remaining cinnamon butter.
  4. Transfer baking dish to oven. Bake 30-35 minutes, until soft.
  5. Remove pears from oven. Transfer pears to a plate. Cover to keep warm.
  6. To make caramel: Pour remaining butter from pan into a small pot. Add 2 Tablespoons butter, vinegar, and sweetener. Stir to combine and heat over medium-low for 4-5 minutes, until mixture begins to thicken.
  7. Add ¼ cup white chocolate baking chips. Continue to heat over medium-low heat for 3-4 minutes, stirring often. Mixture should be a thick caramel consistency.
  8. Drizzle pears with white chocolate cider caramel. Garnish with remaining white chocolate baking chips and fresh rosemary.