Caramelized Pears in Okra Skillet

Caramelized Pears Dessert Recipe

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Caramelized Pears in Okra Skillet

Recipe Summary

Prep time

5 minutes

Cook time

15 minutes






Gluten Free

Recipe Ingredients

  • 3 Bartlett Pears

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • ¼ cup brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Recipe Directions

Half the pears and remove the cores.

In a skillet, melt butter and brown sugar over medium heat. Add vanilla extract and ground cinnamon and stir until melted and smooth. 

Add pear halves and cook for about 2 minutes per side. Be sure to spoon the sauce over to pears to fully coat both sides. 

Remove from heat and let cool enough to serve with a scoop vanilla ice cream and enjoy!

Caramelized Pears

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