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Autumn Pear Dessert

After a filling meal, this elegant little dessert hits the spot...and it's a snap to fix! Patricia Olson from Germantown, Maryland serves a warm pear with a few simple ingredients. "For a lighter dessert, substitute vanilla yogurt for the whipped topping," she suggests.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    1 serving


  • 1 medium firm pear
  • 1/4 cup whipped topping
  • 3 tablespoons raisins
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans, toasted


  • Peel the top third of the pear; core from the bottom, leaving stem intact. Place on a microwave-safe plate; cover and cook on high for 1-2 minutes or until tender. Immediately transfer to a serving plate. Serve warm with whipped topping, raisins and pecans.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 332 calories, 14g fat (4g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3mg sodium, 53g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 6g fiber), 3g protein.

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