Zingy Pears


Serving Size:
4 pear slices or 1/12 of recipe

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein


  • 6 medium pears, peeled and sliced
  • 3/4 cup Splenda® brown sugar blend
  • 2 tablespoons crystalized ginger 
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons rum extract
  • 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 tablespoon margarine


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Arrange pear slices in an 11” x 7” x 2” baking dish.
  3. Combine Splenda brown sugar blend, ginger, rum extract, cinnamon and allspice.
  4. Sprinkle brown sugar mixture over pears.
  5. Dot with margarine.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes.
  7. Serve hot or refrigerate at least 1 hour to serve chilled.

Helpful hints

  • Bartlett amd Bosc pears are the best varieties for baking.
  • People without diabetes may prefer to use regular brown sugar.
  • Replace allspice with pumpkin pie spice if desired.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 85

Protein 0 g

Carbohydrates 19 g

Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 10 mg

Potassium 130 mg

Phosphorus 11 mg

Calcium 16 mg

Fiber 2.6 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit, low potassium

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