In my opinion, one of the great joys of the culinary world is using seasonal ingredients to create mouthwatering dishes, and that’s exactly what we’re doing with my Cinnamon Baked Pears. As a dessert-every-night kind of girl, I love recipes that require little-to-no prep work but ultimately result in something so rewarding. This is a healthier (and easier) take on a fruit crisp that won’t leave you feeling sluggish before bed. So whether you have perfectly ripe pears begging to be used or simply have a craving for a healthy, easy dessert you can make ahead of time, this recipe is the answer.
The magic of roasting pears is that it transforms them into a symphony of sweet, tender, and caramelized goodness, and in this case, they’re infused with aromatic cinnamon – it’s comfort and indulgence with zero effort.
To take this already heavenly dessert to the next level, I recommend topping it with your favorite granola or muesli for a delightful crunch. And if that’s not enough, a dollop of whipped cream, a scoop of ice cream or a spoonful of dairy free coconut yogurt seals the deal.
With just a handful of simple ingredients and a few easy steps, you’ll have a dessert that will impress guests, your family or satisfy your own sweet cravings in a matter of minutes.
Watch Me Make My Easy Cinnamon Baked Pears
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How To Make My Easy Cinnamon Baked Pears
Step 1. Preheat the oven to 425 Degrees F.
Step 2. Toss everything together in a 9×13 baking dish, dotting the coconut oil on top.
Step 3. Bake for 40-45 minutes, tossing every 15 minutes.
Step 4. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream and granola on top, if desired.
Step 5. Enjoy!
What Else Can I Use?
- Apples can be used in place of pears.
- Granulated sugar, brown sugar, or coconut sugar works in the recipe
- You can use butter in place of the coconut oil
These Easy Cinnamon Baked Pears are special because:
They’re a make-ahead dessert that requires very little effort for such a delicious reward
They’re dairy free AND gluten free
You can pair them with any toppings your heart desires!
More Delectable Desserts
My Everyday Apple Tart (Gluten Free)
My Magic Lemon Meringue Pie Pudding (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegetarian)
Jumbo Bakery-Style Orange Poppy Seed Muffins (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)
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The Easiest Cinnamon Baked Pears (Gluten-free, dairy-free)
- 5 Bosc pears
- 1 tablespoon sugar of any kind
- ½ lemon juiced
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- ⅛ teaspoon salt
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 2 Tbsp coconut oil dotted on top
- Preheat the oven to 425 Degrees F.
- Toss everything together in a 9×13 baking dish, dotting the coconut oil on top.
- Bake for 40-45 minutes, tossing every 15 minutes.
- Serve with whipped cream or ice cream and granola on top, if desired.
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