Cinnamon Baked Pears

I’ve made cinnamon apples lots and lots of times.  They make a great side dish, especially during the months of fall.  This was my first time to make cinnamon pears, and I gotta say, I think I stumbled onto something great!  In fact, my husband and I prefer the pears to the apples.

These can be made with either canned of fresh pears.  I used canned because I thought they’d be a little softer.  They were reeeeally good, but I was disappointed that I didn’t get more!  The can had several that were broken and not complete halves.  So you have a little more control over how they look if they’re fresh and you cut them yourself.

These were the perfect side dish for my Honey Garlic Pork Chops!

Cinnamon Baked Pears

Yields: 8 pear halves

Cinnamon Baked Pears


  • 4 pears, cut in halves and skinned (canned or fresh)
  • 4 tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1/3 c. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Place fresh pear halves in baking dish or pie pan. Brush halves generously with butter. Sprinkle brown sugar and cinnamon mixture atop halves. Bake 10-12 minutes.



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