Cherry-Crowned Almond Pear Gems

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Cherry-Crowned Almond Pear Gems
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Ingredients

3/4 sugar
1/4 cup butter (melted)
1 large eggs
1 teaspoon almond extract
3/4 cup flour
15 1/4 ounces Bartlett pears in heavy syrup (well drained, finely chopped and patted dry*)
1/3 cup almonds (sliced)
sugar
6 ounces cocktail cherries (well drained and patted dry, or 24)
almonds (sliced, for garnish, optional)

Directions

1In mixing bowl, stir together 3/4 cup sugar, butter, egg and almond extract. Stir in flour until well-combined. Fold pears and 1/3 cup almonds into batter. Spoon about 1 tablespoon batter into each of 24 paper-lined miniature muffin cups. Sprinkle with sugar. Place a maraschino cherry on top of each. Bake at 375 degree F for 25 to 27 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Garnish with a sliced almond, if desired.
2Makes 24 servings.
3*Use paper towels to pat excess moisture from pears and cherries.
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NutritionView more

70Calories
Sodium1%DV15mg
Fat6%DV4g
Protein2%DV1g
Carbs3%DV8g
Fiber3%DV<1g

PER SERVING *

Calories70Calories from Fat35
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat4g6%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol15mg5%
Sodium15mg1%
Potassium35mg1%
Protein1g2%
Calories from Fat35
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate8g3%
Dietary Fiber<1g3%
Sugars4g8%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.