Baked Pears with Pistachios and Cardamom
2 Tbsp. unsalted butter, softened
2 Tbsp. maple syrup
¼ cup quick-cooking oats
¼ cup chopped pistachios
1 tsp. ground cardamom
3 pears (not too ripe), peeled, cut in half lengthwise and cored
• Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
• In a small bowl, mix together 2 tablespoons softened butter, syrup, oats, pistachios and cardamom.
• Divide the mixture evenly among the 6 pear halves (about 2 heaping teaspoons on each), spreading it over the pear.
• Place pear halves in a lightly oiled baking dish and bake for about 15 to 20 minutes, until a knife goes into the pear easily.