- 1/3 cup granulated sugar
- 1/3 cup water
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 4 ripe firm Pears, cut into halves
- 1/3 cup finely chopped nuts
- 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon brandy
- 1 tablespoon dairy sour cream
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup dairy sour cream
- 1 tablespoon Sugar
Mix 1/3 cup Sugar, the water and lemon juice in ungreased 8-inch square pan until Sugar is dissolved.
Arrange Pears in pan, turning to coat with Sugar mixture.
Cover and bake at 325 degrees F until Pears are almost tender when pierced with fork, 25 minutes.
Place 1 Pear half, cut side up, in each of 8 serving dishes.
Mix nuts, 2 tablespoons Sugar, the brandy, 1 tablespoon sour cream and the vanilla extract; fill centers of Pear halves with nut mixture.
Mix 1/2 cup sour cream and 1 tablespoon Sugar.
Top each Pear half with dollop of sour cream mixture.
- Yields 8 servings.