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Pomegranate-Poached Pears with Cheesecake Filling
Pomegranate-Poached Pears with Cheesecake Filling

Pomegranate-Poached Pears with Cheesecake Filling

4 Hr(s) 45 Min(s)
1 Hr(s) 15 Min(s) Prep
3 Hr(s) 30 Min(s) Cook
Get your fall on with our Pomegranate-Poached Pears with Cheesecake Filling! The pomegranate-poached pears combo make this recipe a delicious delight.
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4 servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings
1 cup pomegranate juice
1 cup water
1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. sugar, divided
2 firm ripe Bosc pears, peeled, halved lengthwise, cored
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, softened
1/2 cup thawed COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping
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Let's Make It
1
Bring juice, water and 1/4 cup sugar to boil in 2-qt. saucepan, stirring frequently until sugar is completely dissolved. Add pear halves; simmer on medium-low heat 20 min. or just until tender, stirring occasionally.
2
Remove pears from liquid. Place on 4 dessert plates. Bring liquid to boil; cook on medium heat 30 min. or until liquid is reduced to 1/3 cup, stirring occasionally.
3
Meanwhile, mix Neufchatel and remaining sugar until blended. Gently stir in COOL WHIP until blended. Fill pear halves with Neufchatel mixture; drizzle with pomegranate sauce.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Special Extra
Sprinkle with 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds before serving.
Tip 2
Substitute
Prepare using your favorite variety of firm ripe pear.
Tip 3
Test for Doneness
Test the doneness of the cooked pears by piercing the base of each pear with the tip of a knife. If it doesn't meet any resistance, then it is done.
Nutrition
Calories
240
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
10%
Saturated Fat 5g
25%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 20mg
7%
Sodium 135mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates 42g
15%
Dietary Fibers 2g
7%
Sugars 38g
76%
Protein 3g
6%
Vitamin A
10%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
4%
Iron
0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
4 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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