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Roasted Pears With Amaretti And Amaretto

Type: Fruit
Courses: Dessert
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

3 tablespoons 45mlAmaretto
  = (or other almond-flavored liqueur)
1 tablespoon 15mlBalsamic vinegar
4   Firm-ripe Bartlett pears - halved lengthwise,
  And cored
1/3 cup 78mlWater
4   Amaretti cookies - (1/2" dia) - crumbled
  = (Italian almond macaroons)

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Mix amaretto and vinegar in a 13- by 9-inch baking dish. Put pears, cut-sides down, in dish.

Roast pears 15 minutes. Add water and roast until pears are tender but still hold their shape, 8 to 10 minutes more.

Arrange pears, cut-sides up, on a platter and spoon pan juices over them. Sprinkle with half of cookie crumbs, then baste with pan juices. Sprinkle with remaining crumbs and serve warm or at room temperature.

This recipe yields 4 servings.

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