Pear Walnut Squares
|Title:||Pear Walnut Squares|
Source: California Pear Advisory Board.
1 3/4 cups flour
3/4 cup confectioners sugar' sugar
3/4 cup butter, softened
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
3 ripe Bartlett pears, peeled, cored and sliced
3 large eggs
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a medium bowl, combine flour, confectioners' sugar, butter, 1 teaspoon of the cinnamon and salt; mix well. Press into the bottom of a greased 11 x 7-inch baking dish. Top with nuts and pear slices.
In the same mixing bowl, beat together eggs, brown sugar, vanilla extract and remaining 1 teaspoon cinnamon until well combined; pour over pears. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until set in the center. Cool completely before cutting into squares.
Makes 12 servings.
Nutrition information per serving: 175 cal., 9.6 g fat, 3 g pro., 20 g carb., 41.2 mg sodium, 1.1 g fiber