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Grilled Cinnamon and Brown Sugar Pears


This is a great dessert to serve up after a nice holiday meal. You can serve these pears with alone or with a nice scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Yield: Serves 5 to 7


  • 5-7 ripe pears
  • 3 tablespoons butter, unsalted
  • 3 tablespoons apple or pear juice
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon powdered ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoons ground cloves


Place all ingredients, except pears, in a small saucepan. Simmer until butter and brown sugar have melted together. Preheat grill for medium heat. Peel and core pears making sure to leave stems on. Stand pears upright in a skillet and place on grill. Cool for 15-20 minutes over direct medium heat, while continually basting throughout cooking process. Remove from heat and serve with glaze on top.
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