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Caramel Pear Slices

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It’s no secret that kids love to dip! These Caramel Pear Slices are dipped into caramel and sprinkled with chopped peanuts for a sweet and crunchy treat. Make for a special snack, serve as dessert or set up a station for kids to make themselves!

Nutrition Tip: Did you know that there are more than 3,000 types of pears? No matter the type you choose, they all contain adequate amounts of fiber for lowering cholesterol levels, keeping digestion moving, and lowering your risk of developing diabetes.

Caramel Pear Slices

Caramel Pear Slices

It’s no secret that kids love to dip! These Caramel Pear Slices are dipped into caramel and sprinkled with chopped peanuts for a sweet and crunchy treat. Make for a special snack, serve as dessert or set up a station for kids to make themselves!

Yield: 2 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Passive Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Asian pear, sliced
  • 1/4 cup caramel dip
  • 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts

Instructions

  1. Dip pear slices in caramel dip. Lay on parchment-lined plate and sprinkle with peanuts.
  2. Place plate in freezer for at least 30 minutes to harden caramel.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 185Total Fat: 4gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 73mgCarbohydrates: 38gFiber: 3gSugar: 25gProtein: 0g

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Amanda Keefer

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Amanda Keefer

Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls and two boxer dogs. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on the Produce for Kids Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.

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