Back to Readers' Favorite Recipes Baked Pears with Crunchy Cereal Topping

Good source of fiber, and delicious too!


2 cans (16 ounces each) pear halves in extra light syrup, undrained
1 1/2 cups cold skim milk
1 package (4-serving size) JELL-O® Brand Vanilla Flavor Fat Free
Sugar Free Instant Reduced Calorie Pudding & Pie Filling
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg, divided
1 cup POST® GRAPE-NUTS® Brand Natural
Wheat and Barley Cereal


Heat oven to 350° F. Drain pears, reserving 1/2 cup syrup. Slice pears; place in 8-inch square baking dish.

Pour reserved syrup and milk into bowl. Add pudding mix, 1/2 teaspoon of the cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg. Beat with wire wisk 1 minute. Pour over pears.

Mix cereal, remaining cinnamon and nutmeg in bowl. Spray with no stick cooking spray; toss to coat. Sprinkle over pudding.

Bake 25 minutes or until heated through.

Nutritional Information

Serving size: 1/8th recipe
Yield: 8 servings
Exchanges: 1 bread, 1 fruit
Nutrition: 130 calories, 3g protein, 29g carbohydrate, 1g dietary fiber, 0.5g fat

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