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Grape Nuts warm pears recipe

Warm Pears in a Creamy Sauce

Move over apple crisp. Warm pears in a cream sauce with just the right amount of tang, sprinkled with sweet, crunchy Grape-Nuts will make this your new fall fave. Did we mention it's a microwave desert?

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1 min
prep time
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5 mins
total time


Warm Pears in a Creamy Sauce

Prep Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 5 minutes


  • 4 fresh pears chopped
  • ¼ cup apple juice
  • ¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar divided
  • ½ cup fat-free sour cream
  • ½ cup Grape-Nuts® cereal


  • PLACE pears in medium microwaveable bowl. Add apple juice and 2 tablespoons of the brown sugar; mix lightly.
  • MICROWAVE on HIGH 2 minutes; stir gently. Microwave an additional 1 to 2 minutes or until pears are tender. Stir in sour cream. Spoon evenly into four small serving bowls.
  • MIX remaining 2 tablespoons brown sugar and cereal; sprinkle evenly over desserts. Serve warm.

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