Cinnamon Baked Pear Bites

Emily’s favorite Pear Bites

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When my daughter started eating finger foods, I struggled to find a variety of healthy foods for her to eat.  I really wanted to provide her with vegetables, fruits, healthy carbs, & proteins that she could eat on her own. One of her all time favorites are these baked pear bites! So easy to make and cheaper, healthier & yummier than the fruit cups you can buy in the store.  Although,  I admit I’ve bought the fruit cups in a pinch. 🙂

So to get started, set your oven to warm at 350 degrees.

Wash 2 pears & cut in half. Cut the core out of the middle of each half. Place them flesh up in a baking dish. Fill the dish with about 1 inch of water.
DSC_3001Bake for about 20 minutes or until flesh is easily pierced with a fork. This is the part where you enjoy the comforting aroma of baking pears…so delicious!

Remove pear halves from baking dish and set aside to cool. Once cooled enough to handle, cut each pear half in half & use a knife to remove the skin. Slice & cube pear quarters into bites a little larger than a pea. Put bites into a bowl, sprinkle with 1/4 tsp. cinnamon, and mix. I sometimes add a pinch of nutmeg for a little added spice. Definitely give them a try…you may end up having to make another batch for your little one! 😉

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Cinnamon Baked Pear Bites

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients:

  • 2 pears ( I use Bartlett pears)
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon

Directions:

Turn oven on to 350 degrees.

Wash  pears & cut in half. Cut the core out of the middle of each half. Place them flesh up in a baking dish. Fill dish with about 1 inch of water.

Bake for about 20 minutes or until flesh is easily pierced with a fork.

Remove pear halves from baking dish and set aside to cool. Once cooled enough to handle, cut each pear half in half & use a knife to remove the skin. Slice & cube pear quarters into bites a little larger than a pea. Put bites into a bowl, sprinkle with 1/4 tsp. cinnamon, and mix. I sometimes add a pinch of nutmeg for a little added spice.

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