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Roasted Pears with Honey Candied Walnuts

This perfect fall desert is a delicious and easy way to use some of that abundant pear crop.

Ingredients

2 large ripe pears
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
2 tsp Aunt Sue’s honey
1/4 cup honey candied walnuts

For Candied Walnuts
1 1/2 cups walnuts
1 tablespoon butter
3 tablespoons Aunt Sue’s honey

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350°F.
Cut the pears in half, scoop out the seeds and place on a baking sheet.
Sprinkle with cinnamon, top with candied walnuts and drizzle 1/2 teaspoon honey over each one.
Bake in the oven 30 minutes.
Remove, let cool and serve with vanilla ice cream. Enjoy!

To make the candied walnuts:
Line baking sheet with parchment.
In non-stick skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in honey.
Mix in the nuts.
Cook over medium heat, stirring often for 5 minutes until well coated and slightly toasted.
Spread nuts on cookie sheet and separate nuts. Let dry and cool.
Keep leftover candied walnuts for salad and ice cream toppers.

Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.