Chocolate Sauce Pears
4 small pears
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons chocolate-flavored syrup
Core pears from bottom end, leaving stems intact. Peel pears. If necessary, cut a
thin slice from bottoms of pears to help stand upright. Place pears in a
2-quart-square baking dish. Stir together lemon juice, vanilla, and cinnamon. Brush
onto pears. Pour any extra lemon juice mixture over pears. Bake, covered, in a
375° F. oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until pears are tender. Cool slightly. To
serve, place warm pears, stem end up, on dessert plates. Strain baking liquid;
pour liquid into a small bowl. Stir in chocolate-flavored syrup. Drizzle sauce
over pears. Serve warm.
POINTS: 3.5 (2)
PER SERVING: 115 calories/1 g total fat/0 g saturated fat
9 mg sodium/29 g carbohydrate/4 g fiber/1 g protein
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