This surprisingly simple dish is a must for any home. Our Chef created this baked pear recipe that you can make as a delicious alternative dessert to impress your guests. Plus, it’s a great way to share the incredibly sweet and juicy pears that fall brings us.

We used our Royal Rivieraยฎ Pears for this baked pear recipe, but if you’re in the mood for red pears (like in the image background) check these out.

Baked Pear Recipe with Puff Pastry

Ingredients

  • 4 Harry & David Royal Rivieraยฎ Pears
  • 4 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 4 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 14 oz puff pastry1 egg

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Peel, stem, and core the pears
  • Add 1 teaspoon lemon juice and 1 tablespoon sugar to each pear
  • Lay the pasty flat on a cutting board, egg wash, and cut into long half-inch strips
  • Tuck the end of one strip of pastry into the bottom of the cored pear to anchor the dough
  • Wrap the pear with dough, overlapping edges slightly
  • Gently stretch the dough as you continue to wrap each pear and work quickly to avoid the dough becoming soft and difficult to adhere
  • Once the pears are completely wrapped, egg wash and bake approximately 25 minutes, or until golden brown
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