Baked Pears with Ricotta, Walnuts & Cinnamon

Pears are in season and the nights are getting colder! This recipe is warm, delicious, quick to prepare and a great way to get the family to eat a piece of fruit – happy Foodie Friday!


Serves: 4-8


IngredientsBaked Pears

  • 4 large firm pears, halved
  • 1 cup of of ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup of walnuts, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon (this is a lot so you can always reduce this quantity to taste)
  • Serving options – honey, grated dark chocolate, Cadbury flake chocolate



  1. Preheat the oven to 180° and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Scoop out the seeds of the pears, leaving a small hole that can be stuffed with the ricotta mixture.
  3. Combine the ricotta, walnuts and cinnamon.
  4. Spoon the ricotta mixture into the pear hollows.
  5. Place on the baking tray and bake for 30-40 minutes or until the pears are tender.
  6. Enjoy!


Recipe and photo courtesy of: A Dietitian’s Eats