Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 6 minutes; Standing time: 5 minutes.

Karen Levin
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Peel pears; cut in half lengthwise. Use a melon baller or grapefruit spoon to remove core and seeds, creating a hollow.

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  • Place pear halves, with cut sides up, in a glass pie plate. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle evenly over pears.

  • Combine cranberries and granola; mound into hollows of the pear halves. Pour the apple juice in and around pear halves. Cover dish loosely with wax paper.

  • Cook in microwave on HIGH 6-8 minutes or until the pears are tender when pierced with a knife. Let stand in the dish 5 minutes. Use a large slotted spoon to transfer the pears to serving plates.

  • Drizzle juices from pie plate over pears and serve with frozen yogurt.

Nutrition Facts

176 calories; fat 2g; saturated fat 1g; mono fatg; poly fatg; protein 3g; carbohydrates 40g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 16mg; iron 1mg; sodium 32mg; calcium 78mg.