Balsamic Baked Pears Recipe

These baked pears are perfect as a dessert, snack, or even breakfast.
Balsamic Baked Pears Recipe
Photo by Farideh Sadeghin

Servings: 8
Prep time: 10 minutes
Total time: 45 minutes


4 Bosc or Anjou pears, halved and cored
5 tablespoons|95 ml balsamic vinegar 94 grams|3 ¼ ounces
1 cup|250 ml honey
8 ounces|215 grams goat cheese, crumbled
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Heat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Arrange a single layer of pear halves on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 20 to 30 minutes.
  3. Remove from the oven, drizzle with the vinegar, and return to the oven to bake for another 5 minutes.
  4. Transfer the pears to a serving platter and drizzle with honey. Sprinkle the goat cheese evenly over the tops, and finish with a few grinds of pepper.

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